The ancient city of Kandy in Sri Lanka is a popular tourist destination for a good number of reasons. There is a proud heritage in this city and the scenic beauty also is second to no other city.
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Nestled in the mountain ranges, located 115 km away from Colombo is the city of Kandy that is considered the second-largest city. Kandy city hotels and other restaurants increase the value this city has as a tourist destination day by day.
What to see in Kandy
One of the key attractions in the city is the Temple of Tooth Relic, which locals call the ‘Dalada Maligawa’. The Old Royal Palace Compound, the Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya and the Spice Garden are some other attractions that this city has.
Popular things to do
If you decide to stay in a convenient, centrally located hotel during your Kandy visit such as Hotel Topaz, there are many activities that you can try out. Doing some shopping in the Kandy City Center (KCC), visiting a Tea Garden or hiking are just some great suggestions.
The general weather conditions
The weather in Kandy is usually cooler and wetter. From December to April, Kandy faces the dry season and from May to August, it is generally the monsoon season.