Kandy

Culture & History

Balana Fort

Balana Fort is a defense fort which is situated along the Kadugannawa Balana Road in the central highlands of Sri Lanka.

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Balana Fort

Magul Maduwa

The Magul Maduwa is the Royal Audience Hall where the king met his ministers and carries out daily administrative tasks of the kingdom.

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Magul Maduwa

University of Peradeniya

University of Peradeniya is a state university in Sri Lanka and is the largest and oldest university of the country.

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University of Peradeniya

Ruwanwella Fort

Ruwanwella Fort is situated in the Kegalle-Bulathkohupitiya-Karawanella Highway in Ruwanwella.

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Ruwanwella Fort

Royal Palace of Kandy

The Royal Palace of Kandy is situated towards the north of the Temple of the Tooth Relic.

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Royal Palace of Kandy

Ran Avuda Mandapaya

The Ran Auda Mandapaya is located within the premises of the Temple of the Tooth Relic.

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Ran Avuda Mandapaya

Pinnawala Ape Gama

Pinnawala Ape Gama is a theme park which is situated in Rambukkana.

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Pinnawala Ape Gama

Pethangoda Uyana

Pethangoda Uyana is an archaeological site which is situated in Waththegammadda in the Kegalle district.

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Pethangoda Uyana

Meda Wasala

Meda Wasala is located within the Royal Palace of Kandy, behind Temple of the Tooth Relic.

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Meda Wasala

Belilena Cave

Belilena is a large cave which is situated approximately 8 km from the town of Kitulgala.

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Belilena Cave

Kandy War Cemetery

Kandy war cemetery consists of graves of soldiers of the British Empire who died during World War II and of one soldier who died during…

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Kandy War Cemetery

Kandy Lake Club Cultural Show

The Kandy Lake Club Cultural Show is a showcase of Sri Lankan arts, dance and cultural heritage which is enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.

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Kandy Lake Club Cultural Show

Kandy Clock Tower

The Kandy Clock Tower is an iconic structure located at the heart of the Kandy town, on the intersections of Sri Dalada Veediya, S.W.R.D. Bandaranayake…

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Kandy Clock Tower

Kandy Brassware Village

Kandy Brassware Village is situated in Kalapura road, about 13 km from the Kandy town.

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Kandy Brassware Village

Kadugannawa Ambalama

Kadugannawa Ambalama is a wayside rest which is situated along the Colombo - Kandy Road, a few meters before the Kadugannawa pass.

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Kadugannawa Ambalama

Garrison Cemetery

The Garrison Cemetery in Kandy is a cemetery for the British nationals who died in Sri Lanka, known at the time as Ceylon.

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Garrison Cemetery

Esala Maha Perahera

Esala Maha Perahera also known as the “Dalada Perahera” or “The Festival of the Tooth” usually takes place in the months of July or August.

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Esala Maha Perahera

Bogambara Prison

The Bogambara Prison was the second largest prison in Sri Lanka, the first being the Welikada Prison in Colombo.

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Bogambara Prison

Weavers Finch

Weavers’s Finch is situated in Peradeniya Road in Kandy.

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Weavers Finch