On a visit to Kandy you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Kandy. These places are what Kandy is all about. These must see places in Kandy will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Palace Square, Kandy, Sri Lanka
05:30 am - 08:00 pm
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 heritage site and has been a political epicenter since centuries. The temple claims to enclose the tooth of Lord Buddha after his cremation In India.
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B199, Rambukkana 71100, Sri Lanka
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village, 13 km (8.1 mi) northwest of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka The orphanage was originally founded in order to afford care and protection to the orphaned wild elephants found wandering in and near...
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Wewelpitiya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 ascended the throne when Kandy became the capital city. Located above the Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) and the royal palace, this verdant...
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72 Sangaraja Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
This beautiful water reservoir is the heart of the Kandy city and the scenic ecosystem around it enhances its presence. Initially believed to serve as a personal Harem for the king Sri Wickrama Rajasinha, the lake has many folktales around it. The lake is said to be connected to the royal by a secret tunnel.
The fortress-style parapet around the pe...
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08:30 am - 04:30 pm
An essential stop on any Sri Lankan tea tour, this museum occupies the 1925-vintage Hanthana Tea Factory, 4km south of Kandy on the Hanthana road. Abandoned for over a decade, it was refurbished by the Sri Lanka Tea Board and the Planters’ Association of Sri Lanka.
The Ceylon Tea Museum at Hantane, three kilometres from Kandy city is served b...
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Near National Museum, Kandy
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 north Britain. The most striking aspect of a visit to this melancholy place is just how young most people were when they died – if you made it t...
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Knuckles forest reserve, Kandy, Sri lanka
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 large diversity of flora and fauna is striking and appealing and shows the natural heritage of the country.
The adventure activities like mountain biki...
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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 statue is one of the tallest and beautiful Buddha statues in Sri Lanka. The hill where the statue was built called bahirava kanda; in Sinhalese it me...
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Kandy, Sri lanka
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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. This pallevahala building which is now converted as a museum for the public exhibits various items of historical value made by Kandy art association....