Tissa Wewa
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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 Tissamaharama. The lake was restored in 1871 [4] . The embankment (or bund) on the southern shore supports the Tissa-Kataragama road (B464), which is lin
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TR4Europe
Europe150 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Beautiful lake which is full of birds in the surrounding trees.Herons,Eagles ,many different species that you wont find in Europe.Very calm and peaceful and easy to walk to from our hotel.
Written 25 September 2023
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Janka K
Brno, Czech Republic6,384 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
Probably the main reason or the biggest reason for you stopping by, if you consider doing that, will be to see a lot of bats sleeping on the trees at the lake and flying away as the sunset comes. Ask locals about the exact time when they go for that so you don't miss an opportunity to see something interesting that you don't often have a chance to see.
Written 10 April 2023
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Chaya travels and tours
Negombo, Sri Lanka14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
Stunning adventure and enjoyed with my family.seen the crocodiles.great atmosphere around the lake ..
Written 29 January 2023
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Ishara p
Kandy, Sri Lanka3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
i love that place.calm and beautiful. we had boat ride there. and nice sun set after so long nice family trip .
Written 30 September 2022
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sam weerathunge
Kandy, Sri Lanka30 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
One of the best lake in sri lanka sarrounded by nature. This lake has its unique features where all species live and support the mother nature. Beautiful view true rise fails Tissamaharama Dageba
Written 4 October 2021
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chulantha
Moratuwa, Sri Lanka101 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
A beautiful lake. You can jet ski or go on a boat ride or just wonder out into the beautiful waters at dusk.
Written 11 April 2021
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MikeJuliya
Colombo, Sri Lanka683 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Enjoy with the Boat Ride and better to be there in the morning or evening.
Good Place to Bird watching,
Written 8 February 2021
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Travel59978838138
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Friends
Beautiful view with blue mountain range and lots of fruit bats and lots big rain trees Beautiful view true rise fails Tissamaharama Dageba
Written 1 October 2020
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GalkissaKolla
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
End up spending time here. its a peaceful place. so many birds that roam around. You can see people bathing. You can see people sell fish from this wewa itsefl! Amazing experience
Written 27 July 2020
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Oriole Taxi and Tours
19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Family
1 hour boat trip is very enjoyable and funny. We so interested to Tissa lake.. well come to all of enjoying.....
Written 18 March 2020
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