The glorious city of Kandy, which glistens like the crown jewel of the Hill Country, is a place that is wrapped in timeless charm. The last king of Sri Lanka ruled from this city many centuries ago, before the entire country surrendered to the British regime. There is something about the city that is intensely captivating and alluring. The simple, yet dignified ways of life of its residents, its wonderfully refreshing climate and the myriad of world famous attractions that are scattered across its territories make Kandy truly a spectacular destination.

The Temple of the Tooth Relic of Kandy is one of the most important sites of worship among the Buddhists. The left canine tooth of Lord Buddha is housed here. The annual procession of the temple, which is called Kandy Esala Perahera is recognized as one of the grandest Buddhist festivals in the world.

Gadaladeniya Vihara, which is also quite prominent.

Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya. The destination, which boasts of a stunning collection of orchids, attracts an estimated 2 million visitors annually. The expansive, well manicured spaces here offer perfect relaxation to all.

The picture perfect Victoria Golf and Country Resort, which is ranked among the ‘100 Most Beautiful Golf Courses in the World’ can be reached in 40 minutes by car from the city of Kandy. This is an immensely popular place among both locals and tourists.