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Kandy Sri Lanka Hill County

Kandy is a large city in central Sri Lanka. The city’s heart is scenic Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), which is popular for strolling.

Kandy is the last royal kingdom in Sri Lanka. Kandy Perahera,( the pageant of the temple of the tooth where Buddha’s tooth is kept )is held either in July or August each year to parade the golden caskets is a must see during these months. The final night procession is the most spectacular event in the country. More than 50 elephants parade the city accompanied by the drummers, dancers, and chieftains. Its weather is tropical rainforest with wetter & cooler.

The average temperature is about  19 degrees Celsius.

Kandy Sri Lanka Hill CountyTourist Attractions

  • Sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) shrine, celebrate with the grand Esala Perahera annual procession.
  • Lankathiyala Temple
  • Gadaladeniya Temple
  • Embekke Temple 
  • The old Royal Palace Compound
  • Hindu Shrines  
  • The Royal Botanical Garden
  • National Museum Kandy
  • Ceylon Tea Museum in Kandy
  • Arts and Crafts
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