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Gregory Lake

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #6 of 15 attractions in Nuwara Eliya
Type: Bodies of Water
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Stunning views front the waterfall. Best views are on a non cloudy day Have to visit certain so Off points to see best views of lakes

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The entire area surrounding the lake is very beautiful. The lake is not very big but the mountains behind the lake and the green park around the lake add to the beauty. There are bicycle available on rent. There is an entry ticket also. The price is not very nominal. The scenery lets you forget that you are in a... More

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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This lake was so good and we enjoyed walking alongside it and the most thing we liked was there were alot of boats and other activities to do in there.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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120 reviews 120 reviews
53 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The surroundings of the lake has been up graded and there are lot of improvements done for the public.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Pay the entrance fee into the newly built renovated area, it goes round the corner so is longer than it initially appears, the price is maybe a little too high, but it is supporting a good cause for the rejuvenation of the area. Went for a walk, then had a drink, and then sat and read my book on the... More

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Lahore, Pakistan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

It is simply unbelievable to reckon this lake as a man made lake. At the heart of the city; where you can spend your time taking a long walk, jet ski (water scooters) or hop onto the boat for a ride of the entire lake. The park has a parking as well as an entrance fee which is very minimal.... More

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New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Awesome that the community is doing so much to improve this area, but I feel it still has some way to go.

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Colombo
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Just 5 min on the Badulla road passing the race course you will come to the point where the lake is active at its best. Row boats, Jet skies, Boating, Swan boats, and even a jogging path is developed for the publics. The domestic air taxi lands and takes off at the lake, and you could drive around the lake... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A lovely serene lake in the heart of Nuwara Eliya. You can walk around it, sit besides it or take a boat ride. It's so beautiful, one can spend a whole day sitting there.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We spent a day exploring Nuwara Eliya on foot, and followed directions to a 'lake just up the road'. It's a bit of a hike in the heat, and we didn't really think much of it: a small lake, just behind some allotments, with lots of litter and a couple of cows sauntering down the footpath. We realised retrospectively that... More

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