Gregory Lake | Reservoir - Nuwara Eliya

Gregory Lake | Reservoir - Nuwara Eliya

Also Known as Gregory Reservoir, this lake is located at the center of Nuwara-Eliya town, which is a well known destination for sightseeing. This lake is a tourist attraction site being the heart of tourist attraction in the city, mostly crowded in the month of April. In addition it is a site with historical importance. The place has once been a swampy bog. Construction work of the place to make it a lake has been initiated in 1873 by then British Governor sir William Gregory for the purpose of electricity generation. With time it has been used as a place for re-creational activities. At present with development activities to make it a tourist destination, this place attracts both local and foreign tourists. It is a well known place for relaxing and recreation. Pony rides, paddle boat rides, water sports like jet skis are common sights of this place. It has become an ideal place for family picnics. The sight of the lake and green grass land grabs the attention of anyone who passes by this location

District
Nuwara Eliya
Location
Nuwara Eliya
Last Updated
2018 August 04

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