Distance from Kandy – 2.1 km (9 minutes)
The National Museum Kandy is situated next to the Temple of the Tooth Relic. It is a part of the Royal Palace of the King, the “Palle Vahala”or “Lower Palace”. The museum has many artifacts displayed mainly from the Kandyan era and post British colonial era. The museum exhibits metal work, pottery, clothing, finely carved ivory, carved sword-hilts and various jewelry worn by the royal family.