Declared as a World Heritage City by the UNESCO, Kandy still breathes the ancient legacy. Kandy holds much significance and is rich in culture, with the Buddhist’s most important temple residing there. Known as the Dalada Maligawa, it is home to the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Lord Buddha.
Locals and foreigners alike, flock to this ancient city during the processions (Perehara’s) to view the colourful and rich display of cultural acts that is paraded along with beautifully adorned majestic elephants that carry the Sacred Tooth Relic. Kandy is a mix of both modern and ancient buildings, giving its guests a unique experience. There are many things to do and many places to visit in Kandy.
The Knuckles mountain range, the tea factory and museum, the Royal Palace, Kandy Lake, Ranweli Spice Garden, Udawattekele Sanctuary and the Kandy View Point are some of the best places to visit in Kandy.