Temple of the Tooth Kandy Sri Lanka – A National Symbol of Buddhism

Kandy’s pride and most revered religious artefact is the Tooth, that resides in the Buddhist Temple located at city centre. The Tooth The tooth inside the Dalada Maligawa is said to be none other than Lord Gautama Buddha’s. It was preserved in India, but in the 4th century, King of Kalinga sent the tooth to…

Commonwealth War Cemetery at Kandy- Where the heroes rest.

This is one of the six commonwealth war cemeteries in Sri Lanka. There are four cemeteries in Colombo, one in Kandy and one in Trincomalee. This is considered to be one of the most beautifully landscaped cemeteries in the country due to the scenery and weather in Kandy. Location The cemetery is located in Deveni…

British Garrison Cemetery – An interesting attraction in Kandy

The British Garrison Cemetery is probably not the most popular tourist attraction to visit while you’re in the beautifully rich island of Sri Lanka. However, the cemetery, eerie feelings aside, is probably one of the most beautiful in the country. Located in Kandy, the cemetery can be found in the heart of the city, closer…

Hanthana Mountain Range – Hiking through Sri Lanka’s rugged beauty

A hiking adventure in Sri Lanka is the ideal way to spend your holiday while visiting the breathtaking tropical island. Sri Lanka, located on the Indian Ocean, just off the coast of India, is a land rich in beautiful beaches and stunning mountainous landscapes. Hanthana Mountain Range is located in central Sri Lanka, south west…

Embekke Devalaya – The shrine of wood carvings

Visiting the hill capital of ancient Sri Lanka, Kandy, is one sure way to immerse yourself in the deep rooted culture of the country. The essence of the island is embedded in every element here, from narrow streets to every Kandy hotel. Offers might allure you here, but what will keep you in Kandy is…

Temple of Tooth Relic in Kandy – A Revered Buddhist Shrine

The greatly venerated Temple of the Tooth in Kandy is regarded as being one of the most significant religious sites by the Buddhists of Sri Lanka. Numerous sightseers also visit this popular cultural attraction. One of the Kandy hotels from which The Temple of the Tooth can conveniently be visited would be the Cinnamon Citadel…