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Address: Lake Road, Kotte, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Good place to visit with all.

Good place to visit with all. Children to grand parents would love it. Experience the Nature at this place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 August 2016
Hotel-Leala
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I am a wildlife and nature photographer and the Talangama Wetland is about 8km away from my home. So whenever, I feel like putting my gear to use, I take a drive to the lake in the morning. You can also take a boat ride with the service provider at the lake. You can see many wet land birds like... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Good place to visit with all. Children to grand parents would love it. Experience the Nature at this place.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

A peaceful drive if one is looking for a spot of urban birding. Recommend early morning as the best time. Ideally during the migratory season (Oct-Mar) but still worth a visit any time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

This wetland attracts many sorts of birds in different periods of the year. There are 2 lake fronts and lots of marshy land, which is ideal to explore on bicycles. I take my 2 kids on Sunday mornings on bicycles and they just love the ride. A dip in the lake is possible but amidst a crowd on weekends. Week... More 

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Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

The Lake is located about 2 km from Thalawathugoda junction or 3 km from Pelawatta junction or 1 km from ITN. I ve been there several times. You can take nice snaps of the lake and paddy field. You must bring your camera. You can have a swim also, but there are no lifeguards, so dont swim across the lake.... More 

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

This place attracts bird watching, we could see from our hotel. A beautiful peaceful area,many birds e.g.open billed stork, purple swamphen, egrets and cormorants.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

This verdant wetland borders one of Colombo's most scenic suburbs. It is excellent for bird watching and for observing some fast disappearing species of insects, as well as for a quiet day of relaxation - and I mean, quiet. This is not the place for nosy family gatherings, because this frightens away the birds and animals. But the water area... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

excellent place for birding in Colombo. many of water birds can be seen here. take a walk along the rod around the lake. you will find black & yellow bitterns and many more.if you have day luck you will find fishing cats here.

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Rome
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

I love this place as it is full of birds and wildlife and i like the fact you have such a green area saved within a highly congested city.

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1 Thank anura1961
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Visited the wetlands this afternoon. The natural beauty of the area totally destroyed by all the rubbish, plastics, left over food stuffs deposited by the local village people who bathe and generally gather around the wewa... Suggest that the local authorities take immediate action to clean and preserve this wonderful site...

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