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Kandy Lake

Centre of Kandy City, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 011 2997
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“boat ride” (62 reviews)
“nice walk” (96 reviews)
“monitor lizards” (33 reviews)
Centre of Kandy City, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 011 2997
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Kandy Lake is located within the city centre. A large clean well maintained lake it gives fresh air and is a refreshing destination for locals and tourists. Pleasant cool breeze comforts everyone and the trees help to add greenery and makes the environment comfortable and...More

Thank CKE383
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is toohot to take any exercise in Sri Lanka but we walked slowly round this lake and really enjoyed it. It is bubbling with fish which it is forbidden to take so there is a huge number of birds there too. We saw a...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have read about the scams of Kandy and can verify this one is alive and kicking. There are not so many westerners about this month so perhaps easy pickings for attempted scam. Polite local gent discreetly joins you as you stroll along and after...More

Thank Grader07
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The walk around the lake is nice - but most of the buildings need work - rundown & lack of signage in English let it down.

Thank IAmAGlobalNomad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit in feb the weather was hot The area not clean Too much birds I don’t recommended to visit kady There is many places in sri lanka beautiful No too much activity Choose anther city

Thank Fahad A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely lake to have a stroll around. We saw two large monitor lizards and the walk was pleasant. If pure in Kandy and have a spare hour, it's worth a stroll.

Thank UKBirminghamMG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dominating the town is Kandy Lake area. And the temple of the tooth relic. A leisurely stroll around it, with a few stops on the lakeside seats, is a pleasant way to spend a few hours, although diesel-spurting buses careening around the southern edge of...More

Thank Subash C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake is huge however if you are a nature lover then a walk round this lake is a must. We saw monkeys lizards kingfishers pelicans turtles it was great fun. There are some beautiful photo opportunities around the lake. It takes about an hour...More

Thank LynseyUK55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting the temple of the sacred tooth relic we walked alongside the lake at that side of the lake (the other side of the lake is by the roadside, and much busier). The lake is a pleasant place for a stroll. We happened to...More

Thank Pete F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time walking around this lake while treating ourselves with green mango. The islet within the lake was gorgeous. The lake is situated next to the Tooth Relic Temple. We enjoyed the soothing breeze and scenic surroundings while greeted with lots of...More

Thank Akimoto K
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