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Address: Centre of Kandy City, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 77 011 2997
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US$88.00*
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Private Tour: Kandy Day Tour from Colombo
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Full-Day Private Rail Tour from Colombo to Kandy
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Private Kandy City Tour Including Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens

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Its calming and serene and pretty much in the centre of the town so we would cross by the lake on our way to and from the hotel I never got to actually go and spend some time... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Sahar K
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Karachi, Pakistan
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Barcelona, Spain
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35 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The promenade is full of bird excrements so, let's say, it is not such a romantic spot. The lake by that time was not very full and maybe some maintaince around it would not be harmful.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Its calming and serene and pretty much in the centre of the town so we would cross by the lake on our way to and from the hotel I never got to actually go and spend some time there but its mere presence was relaxing

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The lake is beautiful. Walkable all the way round with restaurants dotted near by. Goes right past temple of the tooth grounds.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The lake is the central feature of Kandy around which all other sights and areas are distributed. It's a marvelous sight with the Queen's pavilion on the shore, the small island in the middle and the mountains in the background. Nice stroll along the shore from the sights around the Temple of the Tooth to the city centre with shops... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not to be missed opportunity. No one should miss the opportunity for a relaxing walk around the lake.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

was a very beautiful view of nature to enjoy. between the lake and the trees. was very refreshing and stunning. its absolutely nature. and nice to connect with mother earth

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Houston, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice area...about 35 to 40 minutes to walk around. Several good hotels and one end at city center. Cleaner than most water in this part of the world.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a lake between the hills & in the center of the town. Location of the lake was unique. The road around the lake offers a contrast between the hustle bustle of the town & the calmness of lake.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From conversations with our host the traffic is a relatively new thing, at least at the current level. The path around 3/4 of the lake is effectively a raised pavement beside a very busy road. The odd pelican and a few cormorants ply their trade in the muddy waters to one side accompanied by the constant sound of car, bus... More 

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kandy Lake is an ancient lake. For sure a must visit place. in the heart of the city. we visited last week.

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