The beautiful hill city of Sri Lanka, Kandy is major tourist destination – attracting visitors from across the world to take in the wonder and history of this ancient metropolis.
AboutKandy is located amidst the misty green mountains of Sri Lanka. It is known to be one of the most religious cities on the island.
AttractionsWith a number of options for a hotel in Kandy, many accommodation providers such as Kings Pavilion Kandy will give you a list of things to see or even plan nature tours!
RoyaltyKandy was the last kingdom of Sri Lanka. King Sri Wickrama Rajasinhe was the last ruler of the country – who was imprisoned by the British until his death; following their invasion of the city. He reigned from 1798 until 1815.
Iconic templeSri Dalada Maligawa, or more commonly known by tourists as the Sacred Temple of the Tooth is located inside the royal complex and houses the revered relic of Buddha’s tooth. The temple has been marked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.
Getting thereThe train ride to Kandy is definitely the best ride – offering amazing and jaw dropping views of the mountains and is a great way to experience Sri Lanka!
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