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Kandy, the last capital of Ceylon, has maintained its aura. This bubbling modern metropolis planned in the 18C is located in a supremely beautiful setting on a lake, where you can go boating. It boasts a royal complex as well as the extremely holy Temple of the Tooth Relic. On the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Tourist attractions Kandy : Things to see and do

  • The Sri Dalada Maligawa houses the Relic of the Buddha's Tooth, still the object of fervent worship. It is preserved in the 6th casket in a set of cases, itself enclosed inside a gold reliquary protected by a gold railing. A real fortress!

  • The ancient royal palace with its many outbuildings is located on the north shore of Lake Kandy. The white-walled complex is elegantly outlined against the dark backdrop of Udawattakele Forest. Don't miss the National Museum in the Queen's Palace and..

  • In various eras (14C-18C) the Singhalese sovereigns erected a sanctuary devoted to each of the four gods watching over the holy city of Kandy. The temples dedicated to Vishnu and Natha are the most remarkable, attracting a great many worshippers.

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Hotels Kandy

  • Eagle's Residence

    No.105, Rajapihilla Mawatha LKA - Kandy 20000

    Featuring free WiFi, a barbecue and a terrace, Eagle's Residence offers accommodation in Kandy. Guests can enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Each room has a flat-screen TV offering cable channels. Cer..

  • Amaara Residence

    no 20 Rajapihilla Mawatha Kandy LKA - Kandy 20000

    Amaara Residence is located in Kandy, 900 metres from Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre. It features a restaurant, lake-view rooms and complimentary Wi-Fi access. The property is 400 metres from Lakeside Adventist Hospital and 1 km from Brit..

  • Blue Mount Resort

    51, Gemunu Mw, Hanthana Rd, Kandy LKA - Kandy 20022

    Featuring free WiFi, Blue Mount Resort offers pet-friendly accommodation in Kandy. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Some units include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Certain rooms h..

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