One of the most popular destinations among tourists who travel to Sri Lanka is Kandy. Not just because it’s an ancient city surrounded by hills, but also because there is so much to explore history and culture!
Kandy – it’s truly a paradise!
Kandy can be called a sacred city that is blessed with scenic beauty. As this city has already become a great tourist destination, there are several Kandy city hotels to serve tourists with accommodation, dining, and recreational facilities. Options such as Hotel Topaz are known for their hospitality and services and are visited by many people, both local and foreign.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
‘Sri Dalaga Maligawa’- this is how locals call these sacred temples in which the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha has been kept – safe. The ‘Dalada Perahara’ which is the most vibrant procession in Asia is attached to this temple. If you visit during the months of June/July, you can witness this elaborate procession – first hand.
Located within close vicinity, there are other temples such as Lankathilake, Gadaladeniya, and Embekke. They all have cultural and historical values and the architectural styles you find there are amazing too.
Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
To explore the beauty of flora, Peradeniya Botanical Gardens is the ideal place to be. There are many orchid sections here to explore.