Sri Dalada Maligawa
The Temple of the Tooth is the main temple in Kandy. It’s a place of pilgrimage and worship for many Buddhists and is said to hold the actual tooth of Buddha himself! Since Buddhism is one of the dominating religions here, this temple plays an important role in the local life. Kandy was made a UNESCO Heritage Site partly because of this temple. It is said that whoever controls this temple, shall rule the country. Thus its significance is very evident. Rituals are performed here throughout the day and it is interesting to observe them.
Colombo National Museum
After spending a quiet hour reflecting in the temple we headed to the National Museum, a couple of blocks away. This premier cultural institution houses relics from the ancient kingdoms and it is worthwhile to go early and spend a few good hours soaking up the history!
up towards Kandy's there is a gems museum with different kinds of gems and crystals on display. kandy's is a relaxed hill station that's always got tourists coming and moving on. Kandy's for us was a day trip but there are many elegant hotels that are lined up on the main market road. on our way back from kandy we stopped over to see world famous tea gardens and factories. Sinhalese tea is known across the world for its rich texture and taste.