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 man made lake I believe created by one of their many rulers. It is very picturesque and gives a nice "cool" feel to a hot City. look for the swarms of fish on the lakeside.  more »
  • A man-made lake in the middle of the city of Kandy. Temple of the tooth, also located in lakeside. Say the town, water is so beautiful, but the whole town is directing the coolness.
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  • great to see after the temple of the tooth attention during heat relaxing and grartuit do not hesitate
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