Top Historical Places in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Historical Places in Kandy - Witness the History of Kandy

Kandy is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kandy one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kandy is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kandy or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kandy. Explore the historical monuments of Kandy with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kandy guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kandy page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Kandy

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Kandy.

  • Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa

    #1 of 6 Historical Things To Do 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

  • British Garrison Cemetery

    #2 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Kandy
    British Garrison Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: Near National Museum, Kandy

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

    This colonial find is a peacefull place to visit. This cemetery is a short walk uphill behind the National Museum. There are 163 graves of youngsters and elders who came to Sri Lanka from England and ...Read more

  • Knuckles Mountain Range

    #3 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Kandy
    Knuckles Mountain Range

    Tags: Mountain, Hiking Trail, Biking Trail, Adventure

    Address: Knuckles forest reserve, Kandy, Sri lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This UNESCO world heritage site is characterized by its striking landscapes often robed in thick layers of cloud but in addition to its aesthetic value the range is of great scientific interest. The l...Read more

  • Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue

    #4 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Kandy
    Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue

    Tags: Monument, Statue

    Address: Kandy, Srilanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    An amazing view point of the Kandy town, you can walk up the stairs to view the Buddha statue located up hill.  The gigantic Buddha statue is about 88 feet in height. Bahiraviokanda vihara Buddha...Read more

  • Sri Dalada International Buddhism Museum

    #5 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Kandy
    Sri Dalada International Buddhism Museum

    Tags: Historical Site, Specialty Museum

    Address: Palace Square, Kandy, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is a part of the Sri Dalada Maligawa or the temple of the tooth. The museum is located on the upper two floors of Alut Maligwa, just behind the main tooth shrine of Sri Dalada Maligawa. The museu...Read more

  • The Temple Of The Tooth

    #6 of 6 Historical Things To Do 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.

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