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Dutch Canal

Custom House Road, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
+94 77 134 6519
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A canal

Nothing special here. Just a canal. We walked down the canal to the center. But if you skip it, no... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kris H
via mobile
Historical place

It s great to see this Dutch canal running for a 130 km from COLOMBO to northern part. You can also... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
625marinette
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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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“bird life” (13 reviews)
“both sides” (5 reviews)
“local life” (10 reviews)
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Custom House Road, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 134 6519
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"birds"
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"canel"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing special here. Just a canal. We walked down the canal to the center. But if you skip it, no loss.

Thank Kris H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It s great to see this Dutch canal running for a 130 km from COLOMBO to northern part. You can also ride a rented bike and ride... it s a nice activity with family and younger to See cute houses and back gardens along the...More

Thank 625marinette
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy with boat tour at dutch canal. Very good experience. We visited lot of fish, other small animal etc., Excellent and we like it.

Thank Seppo H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is to bad people dump their garbage in the river! We had a wonderful boattrip, but we can not understand that they polute their own environment

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as an organised trip to see the canal and lagoon. The canal is an amazing achievement, given how long ago it was built. But it is absolutely full of rubbish. Bottles, plastic, bags of garbage. Dead fish. Please, Sri Lankan government, DO SOMETHING...More

Thank thatnameistaken679
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of tour guides to choose from. Make sure you find one that will tell you about the canals and help point out wildlife rather than just provide a boat trip. A great way to see into people's backyards and get a glimpse of local...More

Thank igwet
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These canals are made by the Dutch quite a while ago. Its a good area to walk around. Not really a place where you spend hours. Just to pass by.

Thank FrancisMM
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking towards St. Mary's Church it is more than likely you will pass by the Dutch Canal, which was built by the Portuguese in the 17th century and used by the Dutch. It is still in use today and is 100.s of kms long. You...More

Thank palawandave
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did 2h tour and it was amazing. We saw a lot of wildlife, especially different kind of birds. The landscape was beautiful all the way along the canal and river. Local People around was so friendly and always greeting you anytime you pass by....More

Thank Hruska S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a boat riding in Dutch Canal. It build by Dutch people. Its a nice tour for fun and little Education. we can know how they use this canal. actually they used this for transportation. we can see Negombo Lagoon as well.

Thank richadwots21
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Yes used Asda tours, reliable and nice people who want to make sure you see their country. I would use them again.
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