Kiri Muhuda, Kandy, Sri Lanka - Travel wall art prints by Edwin Datoc Gallery

Kiri Muhuda, Kandy, Sri Lanka

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Arrived in Kandy just in time to stroll by the lake during sunset. The trees surrounding have have long branches that touch the water and the leaves reflect the sun creating colourful tones.

Kandy Lake , also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk, is an artificial lake in the heart of the hill city of Kandy, Sri Lanka built in 1807 by King Siri Wickama Rajasinghe next to the Temple of Tooth. Over the years, it was reduced in size. It is a protected lake, with fishing banned. There are many legends and folklore regarding the lake. One such is that the small island at its center was used by the king's helm for bathing and was connected to the palace by secret tunnel.