- The Sorabora Wewa is an ancient reservoir located in Mahiyanganaya in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. The history of this reservoir goes back to the reign of King Dutugemunu (161 BC – 137 BC). The tank is believed to be built by a giant named “Bulatha”. Enter your current location in the search box below the map to find the best route to the Sorabora Wewa. Click here to find a list of accommodations around Mahiyanganaya, Sri Lanka. External Links සොරබොර වැව නුදුටු ඇස් මොටද පින්කළේ
- The Minneriya Tank was built by the king Mahasen (276-304), who ruled the country from Anuradhapura. The tank is located in the Polonnaruwa District of North Central Province, Sri Lanka. The tank has been built by constructing a dam across Minneriya River. The dam is about 2 km in length with the maximum height of 21.34m. The tank covered an area of 4,670 acres and it receives Mahaweli water through Elahera Giant Canal. Because of this giant construction and its usefulness to the irrigation and agriculture, the countrymen regarded the king as a god and he was named as Minneri Deviyo (God of Minneriya). A Devale dedicated to the Minneri Deviyo still survives on the dam of Minneriya Tank. External Links Irrigation Department – Sri Lanka Constructions of King Mahasen Minneri reservoir and the colonization Scheme
- The Gregory Lake is one of the main tourist attraction in the Nuwara Eliya city. The lake was built during the period of British Governor William Gregory in 1873. You can experience a boat ride or you can hire a Swan paddle boat. This is a nice place to have evening walk.
- Sembuwatta Lake is a man made lake situated at Alkaduwa in Matale District of Sri Lanka. The lake is created from natural spring water and it is about 9-12 m deep. At one end of the lake there is a natural swimming pool. Currently the lake belongs to the Elkaduwa Plantations and maintained by the same.