12 Beautiful Places in Kandy Story

By Raeesha Ikram

Introduction

12 Beautiful Places in Kandy Story

Kandy is a Sri Lankan city perched atop a plateau surrounded by giant green hills. It is a destination famed... Read more

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Dalada Maligawa

Otherwise known as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Dalada Maligawa is a place of utmost importance to the... Read more

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National Museum of Kandy

If you are interested in learning about Kandy’s long-standing history, drop by the museum adjoining the Temple of the Tooth... Read more

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World Buddhist Museum

The World or International Buddhist Museum in Kandy is not just one of the first museums dedicated to Buddhism in... Read more

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Kandy Lake

Opposite to Dalada Maligawa is a large artificial lake constructed in 1807. Fenced by white stone pillars, it is one... Read more

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Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue

This massive statue of Buddha in a seated position is located atop a hill known as Bahiravo Kanda (Devil’s Hill).... Read more

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Udawattakele Forest Reserve

Also known as the Royal Forest Park of Kandy, this forest reserve is a popular place for bird watching as... Read more

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Royal Botanical Gardens

Peradeniya Botanical Gardens is one of the prettiest sites in Kandy cradled by Sri Lanka’s longest river, Mahaweli. It was... Read more

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Commonwealth War Cemetery

After a time well spent in the Botanical Gardens, you can pay a visit to a unique burial ground located... Read more

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Sudugala Waterfalls

A trip to Kandy wouldn't be complete without a visit to one of its magnificent waterfalls. Unfortunately, most of the... Read more

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Witness a Cultural Performance

If you want to enjoy a cultural performance, you should check out the Kandy Lake Club. It hosts a cultural... Read more

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Knuckles Mountain Range

The towering mountains in Kandy not only take your breath away with their beauty, but also invite you to partake... Read more

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Laksala, Kandy

Laksala is a state-owned gift and souvenir boutique that sells a wide range of local handicrafts. They have a collection... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

All in all, you will love the perfect weather and diverse attractions Kandy has to offer you. Many people choose... Read more