Visiting Kandy.

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Kandy city is located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka and it can be reached by road or by train service. From the ancient times to recent period it served as the Capitol of Central province. The new city is a blend of old and modern day living. It is one of the sacred places of worship for the Buddhist followers also it was named as one of the world heritage sites of UNESCO.

It is located in the mountainous region. So it provides cool climate all around the year. Lot of hotels and restaurants are available for the incoming local visitors and foreign tourists.

Dalada Maligawa

  • Popular attractions in Kandy.
  • Dalada Maligawa.
  • Buddhist shrine contains the Holy Tooth Relics of Lord Buddha.
  • This is a place for worshiping for world Buddhist followers.
  • This is not a tourist destination, but it attracts lot of them.
  • When entering this place dress code applies.
  • Dress like you are attending your Sunday church service.
  • Long dresses covering up to your ankle and up to your sleeves.
  • You have to remove your foot wear at the entrance.
  • Don't visit this place under the influence of hard drinks.
  • Don't take photos showing your back to Lord Buddha images.
  • Also don't take photos in front of the preserved (stuffed) "Raja" Elephant showing your back.
  • Avoid taking infants with you inside the complex as their crying may disturb pilgrims who are chanting or meditating in the prayer halls.
  • If you are a foreigner you need to buy an entrance ticket.
  • You will need 2 - 3 hours to visit and view all the statues, buildings and to participate in the daily pooja rituals.

Sri Dalada Maligawa Kandy


Kandy Lake.
Kandy Lake
  • You can walk around this fabulous lake.
  • Best place to capture photographs.
  • You can go on boat riding in the lake.

Kandy City Centre
Kandy City Centre
  • 5 Stories shopping complex with escalators.
  • Shops and stalls and food outlets are available here.

View Point.
Kandy View Point
  • Highest point to view the elegance of the Kandy city and its lake.

Peradeniya Botonical Garden.
Peradeniya Botanical Gardens Peradeniya
  • Two acres of garden with thousands of plants and trees.
  • Need to pay for entrance tickets
  • The opening hours of the gardens are from 7.30 am to 6.00 pm daily.
  • Tickets are issued till 5.00 pm only.

Churches, Mosques and Hindu temples too are available.

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