The second-largest city in Sri Lanka after Colombo, Kandy is brimming with fascinating history, a rich culture, breathtaking beauty, and old-world charm.It was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka.The Kandy plateau, which cuts across a region of tropical plantations, primarily tea plantations, is where the city is located. The capital of the Central Province, Kandy is a city of administration and religion.
The temple of sacred tooth relic is one of the major places to visit in Kandy. The left tooth of Gautama Buddha is enshrined in veneration at the revered Temple of the Holy Tooth Relic. The temple, which is visited daily by tens of thousands of local and foreign pilgrims, was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988.
Peradeniya Botanical Garden Situated in Kandy’s suburb of Peradeniya.This garden is the Second Largest Botanical garden in Asia and this garden was established in 1821. The garden is home to a large and diverse variety of plants, especially endemics and species extinct in the wild. There are over 4000 different species of plants in the garden, regarded as among the most superior in Asia