Kandy is located at the centre of the island of Sri Lanka and is considered as the cultural capital of the country. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the city boasts panoramic views of mountains and tea plantations, heritage and historical sites, rustic temples, unique music and dance, green spaces, parks and gardens, shopping districts, leisure and entertainment opportunities and an exceptionally exotic cuisine that offer the perfect tropical getaway. One of the best ways to have a taste of the lifestyle, culture and traditions of the city is to indulge in some of the best Kandy tours which include The Temple of the Tooth Relic which is one of the most sacred Buddhist temples, the beautiful The Bogambara lake, Bahirawakanda temple and Athur's seat that offers panoramic view of the Kandy city.
The city is home to a plethora of green spaces, gardens and recreational areas like Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Udawattakele Royal Forest Sanctuary and the Wales park that are perfect for spending some time and relaxing during evening hours. The surrounding natural landscape offers a wide range of outdoor activities and adventure sports that attract visitors from across the world.
Some of the best activities include trekking, hiking, forest safaris, cave trails, cave walks and waterfall tours in Kandy. Kandy is home to some of the most vibrant and colorful markets that offer brilliant street food, exotic handicrafts, clothes, jewellery, coins, plates, textiles and much more. Some of the best markets in Kandy include the Laksala and the Kandy City Centre. Get a taste of the mouth-watering cuisine, drink at the popular pubs in the main street, or just take in the scenic views of the culturally and traditionally rich city of Kandy