Why you should visit Kandy Sri Lanka – Discover the glory of the hill country Sri Lanka

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Located in the heart of Sri Lanka, Kandy attracts many tourists due to its unique hill country ambience. These are some of the must-see places when you are in Kandy.

The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic| Img via Wikimedia CommonsCC BY-SA 3.0

The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

The Temple of Tooth Relic or Sri Dalada Maligawa is considered as one of the most important Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka. It is the home to the Tooth Relic of the Buddha. If you are residing at one of the hotels such as Hotel Topaz Kandy, this sacred religious site is just 12 minutes away.

The climate

Nestled within misty mountains and lush green surroundings of the ancient kingdom of Kandy, those who visit the hill country of Sri Lanka will experience a soothing climate amidst picturesque landscapes. Be it the serenity of nature or city’s old-world charm, the comforting weather of Kandy will let you immerse in the city’s wonders in peace.

Kandy Lake

Kandy Lake is a popular attraction among those who visit Kandy. It adjoins most of the iconic places and eateries with a magnificent lake view. It is indeed a must visit attraction to enjoy nature and picturesque environs. While you stroll around the lake you’ll come across some of the best restaurants in Kandy to savour a scrumptious Sri Lankan meal!

Peradeniya Botanical Gardens

These stunning gardens feature a wide array of Asian and international flora. You will see a fine collection of beautiful orchids, single-trunked palm trees, a huge Javan fig tree featuring an umbrella-like canopy of branches and more!




Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+

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