Kandy Lake – ” The Sea of Milk”

The city of Kandy is among Sri Lanka’s most attractive destinations given its claim to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. However, the beautiful Kandy Lake is an equally iconic feature! History The Kandy Lake is synonymous with many names such as the Kiri Muhuda meaning ”sea of milk”. The man-made lake was built…

Kandy Lake – A legendary feature in Ceylonese history

The city of Kandy was once the ancient kingdom of King Sri Wikrama Rajasinghe and in its prime wielded power over the entire land. Many of the historic structures have been well preserved to this day. Among the many attractions in Kandy are three devalés, The Kandy Garrison Cemetery, Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, The Tea Museum…

Kandy Lake, a lovely sight

The famous Kandy Lake is a beautiful attraction situated in the midst of the hill country. It was constructed in 1807 by the Kandyan monarch Sri Wickrema Rajasinha who was also the last king of Sri Lanka. Located adjacent to the revered Temple of the Tooth, this picturesque lake has become inseparable with the city…

Kandy Lake – perfect for a leisurely stroll

The hill capital of Kandy welcomes you to savour its rich legacy which constitutes various shapes and sizes. On a tour of the city you are bound to come across the famed Kandy Lake which is found near to the Temple of the Tooth Relic. If you are looking for an easy way to head…