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Last Remaining Kingdom

Kandy

About Kandy

Kandy is a special city ranked among the major cities of Sri Lanka. The last remaining kingdom in Sri Lanka is the beautiful kingdom of Kandy. Its last ruler is considered to be King Sri Vikrama Rajasingha. Around 500 meters above from sea level, surrounded by forests and hill ranges, the tourist spots of Kandy city give you the impression that you are living in a modern valley. Nature is very supportive of this place and makes it a city with a pleasant climate. Kandy city added value to its heritage and never changed its roots for development. Because of these qualities, visiting this city is not a loss for a tourist who visiting Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankans consider this city of Kandy sacred. The reason for this is that the tooth relic (left upper canine tooth to be precise) of Lord Buddha, who is the spiritual teacher of most Sri Lankans, resides in this Kandy royal palace.

And another main thing in Kandy is “The Kandy Asala Perahera”
                  In Augest of every year, there is a biggest festival in Kandy named “Kandy Asala Perahera” also known by the “Festival of the Tooth relic”. On this Asala Perahera festival, the Tooth Relic of lord Budhdha is taken out from its chamber and carried around the city on a decorated elephant (Tusker). There arround 300 decorated elephants ( Including Tuskers) are walkinkg like a perade in that Perahera. And so many Sri Lankan Traditional things (Like various of Dancing) also included in Kandy perahera.

Attractions around Kandy

Perandeniya Royal Botanical Gardens
This Royal Botanical Gardens, known as Peradeniya Gardens too, is famous for its more than 300 varieties of orchids, various kind of flowers, medicinal herbal plants, and spices. Peradeniya Garden is a 147-acre natural wonderland with more than 4,000 plant species and 10,000 different types of trees.
Six years after the British occupation in Sri Lanka, in 1821, the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden was officially established. This is the largest botanical garden in Sri Lanka.

The Temple of the Tooth
The Sacred Tooth Relic Palace is one of the most important shrines in Sri Lanka, located close to the Udavattakale sanctuary. Also known as Dalada Palace, Lord Buddha’s tooth relic resides here. Based on the needs of the country, the tooth relic is exhibited to the public once in many years. Other than that, no one has the ability to see it with their own eyes. This temple is located in the Royal Palace of the Kingdom of Kandy. It is also considered a World Heritage Site.

Royal Palace of Kandy
The Royal Palace of the Kingdom of Kandy is the final memory of the King of Kandy, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe. The palace dates back to the 14th century. But the glory and majesty of the kingdom can still be seen today.

Kandy Cultural Dance Show
The Kandy Cultural Show is a stimulating display of Sri Lankan traditional art, dance and cultural heritage that any visitor to the historic city of Kandy must see.
This cultural show held in the city of Kandy depicts various forms of upland dances which were once unique to the area but have now spread to various parts of the island. These dances are performed using local drums and costumes that are used in local festivals and rituals. Originated with a dance performed first time by Indian shamans who visited the island, the Kandy dance plays an important role in Sri Lankan traditional culture and is a much-anticipated event during processions. The show ends with the incredible adventure of walking on red-hot coals, a traditional way of worshiping local deities. Throughout the concert you can enjoy the sounds of drums and other traditional Sri Lankan musical instruments.

Highlights Arround Kandy

Kandy City ViewPoint

Elephant Orphanage

Giragama Tea Factory

Herbal & Spice Garden

Gem Museum

Activities Can Do at Kandy

Feed The Elephants

Wash The Elephants

Going On Their Back

Walk With Them

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At Deyo Tours, we always strive to provide our tourists with the best possible quality service at a reasonable price and showcase the beauty of Sri Lanka in the best possible way. That is when we are truly satisfied with our services.

At Deyo Tours, we always strive to provide our tourists with the best possible quality service at a reasonable price and showcase the beauty of Sri Lanka in the best possible way. That is when we are truly satisfied with our services.

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