Kandy is the City of Kings in Sri Lanka. It’s also the second-largest city in the country that’s filled with cultural and historical values.
It’s a sacred city
Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is the main attraction of the city. If you are visiting Kandy in July- August, you also get the rare opportunity of witnessing the most colourful procession in the world which starts its way from Sri Dalada Maligawa.
It’s a city filled with scenic beauty
Most hotels in Kandy Sri Lanka the likes of Cinnamon Citadel Kandy are located in beautiful, scenic locations. But, for an extended experience, you should surely visit the Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya.
It’s a shopping destination
Kandy is home to the ever-popular shopping mall KCC (Kandy City Center). When you are in Kandy, wander around the Kandy streets too. Explore the boutiques and buy some pretty souvenirs at cheap rates.
It’s of historical and cultural importance
Gadaladeniya Temple., Lankathilaka, Embakke Devalaya, and Bahirawakanda Temple are all great cultural and religious attractions you can visit in Kandy. You may also visit the Nelligala International Buddhist Centre if you have time.