Description

The Kandy Lake is a massive man-made lake located in the heart of Kandy. Built way back in 1807 by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe - the last king of the Kandyan Kingdom - the Kandy Lake spans across 2 miles in length and features an enchanting island...more

Kandy, Sri Lanka

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The Kandy Lake is a massive man-made lake located in the heart of Kandy. Built way back in 1807 by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe - the last king of the Kandyan Kingdom - the Kandy Lake spans across 2 miles in length and features an enchanting island at its centre. At present, the lake is a fantastic and popular spot around Kandy for a leisurely stroll - with several lakeside seats available as stops. The Kandy Lake also features water fountains at its centre and boat rides are an excellent way to explore the beauty of the lake. Several legends and folklore are also associated with the Kandy Lake, adding to its allure and appeal as an attraction.

Ticket Price

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Opening Hour

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Recommended Visit Duration

Around 1-2 hours

Suitable For

Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers

Must See

Boat rides and the island in the centre

Prayer Facilities

Plenty of open area will be available around the Kandy Lake to make use of during prayer times. Muslim travellers who wish to visit a mosque could visit some of the many mosques in Kandy. Some of the most prominent mosques in Kandy include Mahayyawa Grand Mosque, Mawilmada Jummah Mosque, King Street Jumma Mosque and the Heerassagala Jummah Mosque.

Halal Food

Finding Halal food in Kandy will be quite easy, with Kandy being home to several Halal restaurants. Prominent Halal restaurants around Kandy include Dinemore, Little Hut and Kandyan Muslim Hotel as well as popular fast food chains such as KFC in DaladaVeediya and Peradeniya Road. 

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