Kandy Lake, Kandy

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Take a relaxing stroll along Kandy Lake, an artificial body of water surrounded by the Kandy hills and overlooked by a famous temple, said to house the tooth of Buddha. The lake was created in 1807 by the last king of Kandy, and features a small island in the middle, supposedly used as the king’s private bathing spot. Take a boat ride or a walk around the lake perimeter to enjoy the views of the city and the picturesque natural setting. Using our online itinerary creator, Kandy attractions like Kandy Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A Nice walk is possibel to perform, städning down Town buisy Kandy and has one side there is more heavy traffic close, other side is the tooth tempel side, not so much traffic but a mot of tempel...  more »
  • Lake is a place which is hard not to see during your stay in Kandy. Best is to go to one of the hills around it and watch it from top surrounded by lovely forests  more »
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  • A calm and quite place in the center of the Kandy city with many shops and restaurants nearby. It is situated beside the famous temple, called Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. If you are in Kandy, this is a must visit place to enjoy a morning walk or evening stroll.
  • Such a highlights Lake in Kandy Srilanka, very calm and nature is incredible. It’s an unique place of Kandy. Thank you
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