Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Kandy

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Kandy is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Kandy a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Kandy.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Kandy:

  1. Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa

    #1 of 8 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kandy
    Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Palace Square, Kandy, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 05:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Temple of the Scared Tooth Relic constitutes the premier Buddhist Institution of Sri Lanka and remains the cynosure of the world Buddhist and is a great tourist attraction. It is a UNESCO world he...Read more

  2. Udawattakelle Sanctury

    #2 of 8 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kandy
    Udawattakelle Sanctury

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Wildlife Sanctuary , Monastery

    Address: Wewelpitiya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Udawatta Kele is a lush tropical rain forest reserve on a hill ridge in the centre of Kandy. It has a long history dating back centuries. It was a Royal, forbidden forest by the Sinhala kings who ...Read more

  3. National Museum Kandy

    #3 of 8 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kandy
    National Museum Kandy

    Tags: Museum, Architecture

    Address: Kandy, Sri lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Formerly known as “Palle Vahala” this place was used as the palace where the Queens of the king lived. This building has been built according to the architectural features of Kandy period....Read more

  4. Natha Devales

    #4 of 8 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kandy
    Natha Devales

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Temple Square 20000, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The oldest building in Kandy, Natha Devale dates back o the 14th century. This is a double shrine and is a place of pious importance to the locals.  The alluring porch pinnacle, the jakatas, beau...Read more

  5. Kandy Monasteries

    #5 of 8 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kandy
    Kandy Monasteries

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: Palace Square, Kandy, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    The principal viharas (Buddhist complexes) in Kandy have considerable importance – the high priests of the two best known, Malwatte and Asgiriya, are the most important in Sri Lanka. These templ...Read more

  6. The Temple Of The Tooth

    #6 of 8 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kandy
    The Temple Of The Tooth

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Sri Dalada Veediya Kandy, Sri Lanka.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It is open from early morning until the sun sets. Here you will find the tooth of Lord Buddha. This is the region holiest shrine.

  7. Lord Kataragama Temple

    #7 of 8 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kandy
    Lord Kataragama Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Sri Skanda Kumara Devala Ln, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka

    The Lord Kataragama Temple is among the few complexes in the world where Hindu, Muslim and Buddhists come to pay visit to their designated shrines namely the Kiri Vehera, Teyvanai, Shiva and Mosque. T...Read more

  8. Sri Dalada Maligawa

    #8 of 8 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kandy
    Sri Dalada Maligawa

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 05:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Tooth houses the canine tooth of Lord Buddha and caters extensive services and rituals around this sacred relic. Dating back to 1595, the temple complex is...Read more

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