Last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka – Kandy | Travel Sri Lanka

Kandy | Travel Sri Lanka With Us


A small introduction about the city

               So much of our happiness depends on our choices. Life has so many funny ways. Traveling is the best of one of them, that opens your heart can set you free. So, why are you still thinking, travel Sri Lanka and get ready for the adventure for a lifetime. Sri Lanka is a natural paradise because there are beautiful places. Kandy is a traveler‘s among them. It is a part of the hill country in Sri Lanka that has a delightful climate.

               Kandy known as Senkadagala was the last capital city of Sinhalese kingdom where is surrounded by mountains such as Hanthana, Knuckles, Dolosbage and Hunnasgiriya. It is stated at an elevation of 500m above sea level. This city is the capital of the Central Province and its entire land area is about 28.53km2. The city has been known by various names. The most popular name of history was either Senkadagalapura or Senkadagala, but its official name is Senkadagala Siriwardhana Maha Nuwara. It was shortened as Maha Nuwara. And also it is a popular worshipful place for Buddhists in the world.

The Temple of The Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) is located, which was published as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. This city created an epic, historic, frenzied and beautiful lookout point. And also it has an illustrious history and rich cultural heritage. So it is like a haven of traditional culture. Especially, history lovers will interest to find the history of Sri Lanka. Travel Sri Lanka because it gives amazing views for you.

How to arrival from Colombo

              If so, would you like to get experience in it??? So, get ready now to come to here. You can come by a normal or an A/C bus if you coming from Colombo Fort. It will be a stressful journey because usually, Kandy road is traffic. This journey takes around 3 hours without traffic. Otherwise either get a taxi or come by your vehicle. It is better to reach to place easily. The distance of this journey is about 115km.

Colombo Fort to Kandy (Travel Sri Lanka With Us)

How to arrival from Katunayake AirPort

If you coming from Katunayake AirPort you can get a taxi to reach directly. Its travel time will be 2 ½ hours. The distance of the journey is about 105km.

Bandaranaike Airport to Kandy (Travel Sri Lanka With Us)

Things to do and places to visit

              Are you like to feel a beautiful experience?? So you can take a nice train journey. It will be one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world because it can give a mesmerizing appearance. It is the best option for nature lovers and it gives cool journey for you.

              So you do not miss travel here with travel Sri Lanka. When you are here you can do funny things and stay great times. If you like to get a super journey in your life you can take a guide to go to a circular tour whole city. The tradition Kandyan dance is one of the marvelous dance performances in Sri Lanka and it is very popular in tourists. And also there is the Kandy Esala Perahera every August that performs various enchanting dances. They can make travelers’ hearts attract. Go to each and every place here. You can learn about colorful historical things of the city and enjoying various flavors of tea and Sri Lankan food in restaurants and hotels.

             While with travel Sri Lanka come here with your friends. Kandy has most attractive places such as Temple of The Tooth, Kandy Lake, DegalDoruwa Raja Maha Vihara (Cave temple), Sri Dalada Museum, and Kandy Garrison Cemetery, Ceylon Tea Museum, World Buddhism Museum, National Museum, Aluth Maligawa, Udawattakelle Sanctuary, Asgiriya Maha Vihara, Gadaladeniya Temple, Royal Botanical gardens and Hanthana Mountain view.

  • Kandy Lake
    Kandy Lake
  • Ceylon Tea Museum
    Ceylon Tea Museum
  • Temple Of The Tooth
    Temple Of The Tooth
  • Gadaladeniya Temple
    Gadaladeniya Temple

Let me tell briefly about Kandy

Some places give nice and colorful views. Around the city, there are green mountains with tea plantations to touch with clouds. That creates so beautiful view for taking photos. You can relax your mind with meditation or yoga while because there is peaceful places. 


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