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The lake, an artificial reservoir, is thought to have been constructed in the 3rd Century BC, either by Mahanaga of Ruhuna or his successor Yatala Tissa of Ruhuna, in order to irrigate paddy lands and supply water to the flourishing city of...more
All reviews boat ride beautiful lake fruit bats man made lake bird watching life jackets birds flying bird life pleasant walk paddy fields fish swimming enjoy the cool breeze capital city an interesting place to visit lovely surroundings walking path water supply
The lake is with a beautiful environment. However one part of the lake covered with plants due to no proper maintenance. Since this is very closer to a major pilgrims place it can be develop considering rest and freedom of people visiting the place.
Tissa Wewa, an artificial reservoir, was built by Devanampiya Tissa (3rd century BC) in order to increase the water supply to his capital city of Anuradhapura. . The embankment of Tissa Wewa is 2 miles (3.2 km) long and 25 feet (7.6 m) high
It's a beautiful lake with fresh water near to Tissamaharama temple. It's better to do a boat tour in the evening. Many species of birds can be seen it the middle island of the lake. As well as a lot of birds can be seen....More
Tissa wewa is a historic tank/reservoir built by the old kings of Srilanka.
The beauty of the man made lake surrounded by the lushing Hotels is a mesmerising sight to watch from the middle of the lake.
The lake has an island thats is captured...More
Nice place for an evening or early morning walk-around. It is a man made reservoir constructed in the 3rd century B.C. Nice view of Tissa Raja Maha vihara Dagoba (stupa) with green paddy fields in background from here.