|Top Kandy Pictures Kandy, one of the most important destinations in Sry Lanka, renowned worldwide for the Sacred Tooth of Buddha. Once capital city of Sry Lanka, the marvellous town surrounded by green mountains had been built in 14th century near the Kandy Lake. Kandy surroundings offer a wide range of trips and interesting excursions. |
Temple Sacred Tooth The Dalada Maligawa known as Temple Sacred Tooth is the main Kandiís attraction, that house the Sacred Tooth of Buddha, the most important Sacred Relic of Sri Lanka. There are ceremonies every day. The Temple Sacred Tooth is located in the heart of the town of Kandy.
Peradeniya Botanical Gardens Not far from Kandy, the Royal Botanic Gardens known as Peradeniya Botanical Garden is a beautiful place renowned for its rich collections of tropical plants including palms, huge trees, coloured orchids and flowers.
The Royal Botanic Garden was founded in 1371 by King Wickramabahu III.
Varanus Kandy Lake Huge varanus walk along the lakeside in the morning. Would you like to take a bath with them?
Kandy Traditional Dances Donít miss a visit to the auditorium where dancers perform Traditional Dances and Fakirs make extreme performances, like Firewalking (walking barefoot on burning coals).
Red Bananas What to eat in Kandy? Red Bananas. The typical Kandyís red bananas grow only in this area of Sri Lanka, they are one of the most curios thing you can eat.
Spicy Grove Kandy Take a walk at the Spicy Grove near Kandy, a garden where grows plants of spices. Here you can improve you knowledge about spices and try a relaxing massage.
Kandy Landscapes and Town Kandy Landscapes and Town
Pinnawela Elephants A trip to Pinnawela Elephants Orphanage, one of the most popular attractions of Sri Lanka, is a very interesting excursion in Kandy. Since 1975 orphanage is house of dozens of elephants.
Pinnawela Elephants River Elephants march from the orphanage to the river for taking a bath three or four times per day. People watch the huge animals walking through the narrow streets among the houses and after taking the bath in the river.
Road to Kandy Drive slowly along the road from Colombo to Kandy, because the route is very interesting. There are pineapple, rubber, cacao plantations and a luxuriant vegetations with animals and birds.
Natural Rubber Plantations If you have never seen Natural Rubber Plantations, stop your car and watch how men extract Natural Rubber from trees.