Kandy Lake
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  • Ashrafuddinahmed
    Sydney, Australia9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Kandy.
    We visited Kandy city for two days travelling from Colombo by train. It is a lovely city with friendly people. A lot to see and do. Kandy is historical place and we loved visiting the places. We had a great Tuk Tuk driver, which I would like to recommend highly, as nothing was too much for him and guided us thru the city. The driver's name is Wsana and he can be contacted on 077 866 4674. I am recommending him based on our own experience.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 2 September 2023
  • CHD6265
    Odiham, United Kingdom402 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely way to wind down for an hour - other than for tuk tuk drivers
    Very pretty walk of around an hour. Nice to stop for an ice cream and admire the lake dwellers (a variety of birds, water monitors, turtles, carp). Sadly, as foreigners, we were stopped every 10 steps for a tuk tuk, etc. takes the joy out of it really. Also the pavement is treacherous in places as the (magnificent) tree roots have significantly lifted the sidewalk in many places.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 January 2024
  • Jet Lanka Tours
    Kandy, Sri Lanka13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Sunset Stroll at Kandy Lake
    I recently took my clients for a leisurely walk around Kandy Lake, and it was an experience to remember! The serene ambiance, coupled with the breathtaking sunset views, made it a perfect outing. The tranquil surroundings provided an ideal setting for meaningful conversations with my clients. Don't forget to try when you are in Kandy. It added an extra layer of delight to our experience. Whether you're a local or a visitor, a stroll around Kandy Lake during sunset is an absolute must-do!
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled on business
    Written 11 March 2024
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neil535
Bellingen, Australia9 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Nice lake in day but very dark at night , not safe
What a lost opportunity not I have it lit up at night , a real shame ; maybe stalla at night but at least some safety
Written 29 March 2024
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Victorianlad
Melbourne, Australia17,173 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Dominated by a giant hillside Buddha that some hike up to, the short section of Kandy Lake that I walked was serene and had good numbers of birds.

I can't however vouch for the water quality.
Written 27 March 2024
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Jet Lanka Tours
Kandy, Sri Lanka13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Business
I recently took my clients for a leisurely walk around Kandy Lake, and it was an experience to remember! The serene ambiance, coupled with the breathtaking sunset views, made it a perfect outing. The tranquil surroundings provided an ideal setting for meaningful conversations with my clients. Don't forget to try when you are in Kandy. It added an extra layer of delight to our experience. Whether you're a local or a visitor, a stroll around Kandy Lake during sunset is an absolute must-do!
Written 11 March 2024
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LolaGo1
Washington DC, DC6,519 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
There are lots to see and do here: Walking, jogging, people watching, admiring the different types of birds and other animals, taking photos, watching the monkeys as they jump from one tree branch to another, etc.

Highly recommended to visit this attraction! Note that this is an artificial lake.
Written 9 March 2024
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Mikebj
15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Reasonably sized lake that you can walk around easily. Boats can be hired to take a spin on the lake. Not busy at all. Great bird life
Written 11 February 2024
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Ollossm
Brundall, UK1,030 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Great way to while away some time or to wind down after a day exploring.

Take water and gently stroll past some wonderful scenery where you'll see quite a variety of birds, reptiles, fish and bats ( look up at the trees)

Nice breeze kept wafting over.
Written 22 January 2024
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CHD6265
Odiham, UK402 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Very pretty walk of around an hour. Nice to stop for an ice cream and admire the lake dwellers (a variety of birds, water monitors, turtles, carp). Sadly, as foreigners, we were stopped every 10 steps for a tuk tuk, etc. takes the joy out of it really. Also the pavement is treacherous in places as the (magnificent) tree roots have significantly lifted the sidewalk in many places.
Written 17 January 2024
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Anuradha
New Delhi, India327 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Beautiful lake with hills in the surrounding area. It’s in the heart of the city with Tooth Relic temple in the vicinity. It’s nice to take a walk around this lake.
Written 10 January 2024
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seema60
Toronto, Canada947 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
I saw this lake from the temple and also went to a viewpoint at the top of the hill across. It was a nice looking natural lake in the heart of Kandy.
Written 31 December 2023
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jeff1955malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia5,283 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
The Upper Lake in kandy is located in centre of the city next to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Nice to walk around this lake and enjoy the beauty.
Written 2 November 2023
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