Located 120km away from Colombo, Kandy is a very unique cultural city in Sri Lanka that never fails to surprise all its visitors from around the globe.
Travelling to Kandy
If you are heading from Colombo, you may come by a rented vehicle (taxi), bus, or train. If you want an authentic experience, a train ride would be the ideal option.
Staying in Kandy
Things to see in Kandy
The main highlight of the city is the Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic. Other attractions include the Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Bahirawakanda Viharaya, Nelligala Temple and, Udawatte Kele Sanctuary.
Shopping in Kandy
The main shopping complex in the city is the KCC (Kandy City Centre). But you should also explore the boutique shops located along the narrow streets in Kandy as they also have nice, little things in store for you.
Kandy Esala Perahera
This is one of the most glamourous cultural processions in Asia. This procession happens in July/ August every year to honour the Sacred Tooth Relic.