Kandy is one of the great historical sites in Sri Lanka and is still sacred among Buddhists in the world. Historically significant is the fact that Kandy is the formal Kingdom of Sri Lanka and a city with many of its history. On the other hand due to the fact that Sacred Tooth Relics of Lord Buddha is being held in Kandy as a living Buddha.
It is known as the Kandy, which is located about 112 km away from the capital city, because the ancient Kandyans who came to the invasion of Kandy did not call the indigenous people a ‘hill’, they call it Kandy as the hill country. Nevertheless, since the British gained control from Kandyan Convention of 1815, Kandy was one of the cities where the most attention was paid to them. This is confirmed by the historical monuments that still remain there.
A place where local and foreign tourists are attracted to Kandy. The surrounding area is surrounded by hills, the beauty of the Kandy Lake, the high quality architecture, the warm climate and the city of Kandy are a good stop. The city of Kandy is busy with the month of July, or July. A large number of people visit the Dalada Maligawa Perahera Ceremony as the highest cultural festival in the country.
Apart from the Temple of the Tooth also has the opportunity to visit the area. There is also the opportunity to visit the Dagaldoduwa Vihara in Kandy, Embekke, Gadaladeniya, Lankathilaka Vihara and the Peradeniya Botanical Garden. Also, in the direction of Gannoruwa the Agriculture Research Center, as well as its healthy fruit and vegetable products, can be found.
In addition to the facilities available, from Colombo to Kandy, by train, the regular bus service and the recently introduced luxury bus service. Soon it will be easier to come to Kandy when the Central Expressway opens soon. However, Kandy is always a glorious city to be proud of in Sri Lanka.