Kandy is a city full of culture and history. Here is everything you need to know to ensure a well-rounded visit.
Kandy is the second-largest city on the island, is the current capital city of Sri Lanka’s central, and was the last capital of Sinhalese Kings. Today the Kandy is home to plethora of historic spots to discover and is visited by travellers from around the world.
How to get around
The best way to get around while in Kandy is usually from a tuk-tuk, a favoured mode of transportation. Alternatively, visitors can opt to rent bicycles or scooters to explore the city. Many a hotel in Kandy, Sri Lanka including the likes of Hunas Falls Hotel Kandy will arrange for transportation upon request.
Things to do
Some fun and off-the-beat things to do during your time in Kandy include visiting the Royal Botanical Garden for a picnic, visiting a vintage Tea Museum in 1925 and possibly enjoying a stroll around the Kandy Lake promenade.
Places to visit
There are plenty of places to visit in Kandy, and this includes the Sacred Temple of the Tooth, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Udawattakele Forest Reserve, Ranweli Spice Garden and the Bahirawakanda Temple.