Sightseeing Kandy

Sightseeing Kandy, presentation by

L.S. Duminda Pathiratna.
Professional Hotel Chief Concierge.

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A day tour to Kandy

Kandy, Approximately 125 Km from Colombo city. Travel to this distance approximately 3-3.5 hours by Vehicle & train 2.5 hours. It is possible for travelers to visit Kandy as a day tour. Visitors who stay in Colombo or Galle Prefer to visit Kandy. Present day Colombo to Galle Highway has reduced travel time for Galle to Colombo 1hour. Departure time from Colombo 07:00am, Galle its 5:45am.

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Sightseeing Kandy Stay

Kandy in the central province of Sri Lanka that the capital of Hill country. It was the last kingdom of Long line of Sinhalese monarchy. Kandy ancient times known as "Senkadagalapura". Kandy was founded by Sinhalese King Vimaladarmasuriya 1. This city is also well known for the art and architecture in special category of Sri Lankan heritage.You must stay minimum of 2 days stay to see most places.

Temple of Tooth Relic

Temple of Tooth Relic Built by a Great Sinhelese King Wimaladharmasooriya 11( 1687AD- 1707AD). It is home to the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. This temple built on unique Kandyn architectural values that will honored and worshiped by people who visit there. International Buddhist Museum, Dalada Museum, Book shop and Souvenir shop, Elephant Raja Museum, God Temples are visible to public.

Cultural Heritage, Ancient Temples, Kandy

Kandy has been declared as UNESCO world heritage city in year 1988.This is because of Temple of Tooth Relic. Ancient Buddhist temples in Kandy district built on Gampola and Kadyan Kingdom era. It reflects Sri Lankan architecture, Buddhist cultural heritage for anyone visit these sites. These temples named as UNESCO Heritage sites.Sri Lankathilaka Buddhist temple is 800 years old mix of south Indian and local architecture

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Grand Pagent of Asia

Dalada Perehara , the Grand Pageant of Asia is the most distinguish performing cultural event in Sri Lanka. It is held annually in the month of Esala (August/ July) and this cultural event considered as world famous. This Perehara feels anyone by unique Kandyn cultural performances with over 80 elephants.

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

It started with 5 baby elephants year 1975 that number increased today over 80 elephants. Pinnawala elephant orphanage is one and only elephant orphanage in the world. Two daily routine schedule arrange for visitors. It can be reach by train Colombo to Rambukkana (80km) Rambukkna to Pinnawala 2km by bus.

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Botanical Gardens & National Parks

Royal botanical Gardens Peradeniya Kandy has more than 4000species of plants orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees in 147 acres of a park near to Mahawali River. The Udawattha Kale, the garden above the Royal Palace is a historical forest reserve in Kandy city. Wales park is a small park over look Kandy city above Kandy Lake.

Kandy-Train Schedule and Maps

Royal botanical Gardens Peradeniya Kandy has more than 4000species of plants orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees in 147 acres of a park near to Mahawali River. The Udawattha Kale, the garden above the Royal Palace is a historical forest reserve in Kandy city. Wales park is a small park over look Kandy city above Kandy Lake.

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya 180KM from Colombo city, 78km from Kandy.It discovered by English explorer year 1818.

Loolecondera, Origin of Ceylon Tea

Origin of Ceylon tea welcomes you to see. The site of James Taylor's first tea field plated by James Tylor in 1857. Ruins of his cabin built in 1868.