Located at the border of the central hills Kandy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. Being the last kingdom, Kandy still owns a rich culture with a strong character of royalty. Kandy is the cultural hub of Sri Lanka where you will be shown the essence of the Sri Lankan culture at its finest.
The city is the home to the temple of the tooth, the sacred Buddhist temple where one of Lord Buddha’s left canine rests. The place is one of the must-visit attractions in Kandy. Visit the temple during the Thevava and you will be able to witness the special rituals done for the relic that has been carried out every day for thousands of years.
Never forget to take a walk around the Kandy lake after your visit to the temple of the tooth. Peradeniya botanical garden is another popular attraction in Kandy that will offer you beautiful tropical landscaping to immerse yourself in the tropical bliss.
Watch the cultural show at Kandy lake club before you leave the city and witness the cultural grandeur of Sri Lanka admiring traditional dancing and music performances including famous, Kandian dance and fire dance.