Kandy Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Kandy

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Top Places To Visit in Kandy 79 Spots

Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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.
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Centre of Kandy City, Kandy 20000
When we were in Sri Lanka, we spent a few nights in Kandy up in the centre of Sri Lanka. Very chilled and laid back place. Centred around the Kandy Lake. Monkeys roaming around and all sorts of birds. Visited the Relic Temple which was also lovely. Really worth a visit is the Colonial / English Graveyard up behind the temple.
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About Kandy

Experience the Sri Lankan History through the heritage architectureAt a distance of 2 hours from Nuwara Eliya lies one of the biggest cities in Sri Lanka, Kandy. The third destination on the itinerary, a former capital of the Sinhalese Kingdom, Kandy is a treasure trove of culture, history and art. It’s foggy landscape centers around an enchanting lake, a palace that stands true to the richness of the country’s pre-colonial past and the a scared city; all give it the charm of the land far, far away where the once upon a time of your travel tales will be written.

Best Time To Visit Kandy

Best time to visit Kandy is February and from July to August

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