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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...more
All reviews boat ride beautiful lake fruit bats man made lake birds flying bird life walking path pleasant walk cool breeze fish swimming life jackets an interesting place to visit clean water lovely surroundings bird watching paddy fields tuk tuk
The walk around the Tissa Wewa during the day, was very relaxing and lovely. The man made lake or wewa as it’s called in Sinhalese, could be enjoyed either by taking a boat ride, bicycle ride or just by walking on the walkways provided ....More
we visited this area since there are several place of ancient. The big pagoda is a lovely site just closer to the lake here. lovely place. walked quite a lot of distance here. and a good place for a walk too.
In the summer of 2018 we (Dutch familie of 4, kids 13 and 18) travelled to discover the beauties of Sri Lanka.
We took a walk from Hotel the Grand Yala to Debarawewa lake and then halfway around Tissa Lake. We saw a lot of...More
We skirted the edges of the Wewa which was built by hand a couple thousand years ago. It is now used to irrigate the surrounding paddy fields.
There is a promenade running around it and the locals use it for bating... although I heard there...More
We really enjoyed a few short visits to the lakeside in Tissa. It is wonderfully scenic with beautiful trees, lilies and a plethora of bird life.
It's a man made lake dating back almost 2000 years but it was restored and amenified by the British...More
Be there by the banks of this stunning man-made water tank which blends with the nature of the surroundings. Enjoy the dusk watching setting sun and the shadows on the mountain range. Oblige yourselfves if you wanna have a dip in the waters!