"THE CITY OF KANDY." Top 5 Page for this destination Kandy by cazz38

Kandy Travel Guide: 324 reviews and 783 photos

CAPITAL OF THE HILL COUNTRY.

Kandy is the capital of the hill country,its built around a stunning 18th century lake,its regarded as the most beautiful town in Sri Lanka.Visit the Temple of the tooth where the sacred tooth relic of the budda is enshrined.

TRADITIONAL DANCE AND DRUMMING

kandy is a fantastic place to explore by foot,every thing is in walking distance.You will be able to watch this cultural dance in kandy it lasts about an hour and is worth watching.Beautiful costumes and jewellery.

PERADENIYA BOTANICAL GARDENS.

The botanical gardens are the largest in sri lanka,a walkers paradise,you will need plenty of time to explore all the plants, flowers and mature trees.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:It is a beautiful city worth exploring.
  • Cons:It does get very busy
  • In a nutshell:spectacular scenery
  • Last visit to Kandy: Aug 2004
  • Intro Updated Mar 22, 2005
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  • victorwkf's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2007 at 10:51 AM

    Great tips and photos of Kandy! My wife and I will be going to Sri Lanka in January next year (including Kandy) and your tips are really useful :)

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Mar 8, 2006 at 2:49 PM

    Looks like you had a fantastic time here! I love a good botanical garden myself and, yes, that tree does look like an Elephant's Foot!! Those big bats you saw were called 'flying foxes' when I lived in New Guinea. Beautiful views from your hotel too!

  • Confucius's Profile Photo
    Dec 29, 2005 at 2:29 PM

    Kandy has a sweet tooth!

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jul 14, 2005 at 5:03 PM

    great tips!

  • dejavu2gb's Profile Photo
    May 9, 2005 at 5:31 AM

    Great pics... love all the temples...and all that sun, looks fab!!

  • easyoar's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2005 at 4:27 PM

    Beautiful looking country I would love to visit some day!

  • masc4s's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2005 at 5:26 AM

    Excellent overview of Kandy Carol. The view from your balcony is spectacular. Can imagine evening drinks there :-)!

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2005 at 12:24 AM

    I loved Kandy, wish we had spent more time there. Great page Carol, lovely photos. The Kandy dancers were excellent sound like we probably went to the same show! A nice page of memories (~_~)

  • ROCKARIA's Profile Photo
    Feb 26, 2005 at 1:40 PM

    This country have stood still in time and you captured all this moments in your page...very good page and info....are you sure about the scorpions but!!

  • stevezero's Profile Photo
    Jan 25, 2005 at 2:45 PM

    Great photos and tips on a great place - I can almost smell those temple flowers now,

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