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Kandy city is located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka and it can be reached by road or by train service. From the ancient times to recent period it served as the Capitol of Central province. The new city is a blend of old and modern day living. It is one of the sacred places of worship for the Buddhist followers also it was named as one of the world heritage sites of UNESCO. Kandy city is located in the mountainous region. So it provides cool climate all around the year. Lot of hotels and restaurants are available for the incoming local visitors and foreign tourists. You can find top class Golf Course near to Kandy. Nearby Tea estates and Spice gardens should not be missed when you are visiting here.
Notice: Those who wants to visit Kandy must follow the Health ministry Instructions to protect them and the others from Covid-19 infection by wearing face mask, washing their hands and keeping distance from other people. Violators can be prosecuted under the new law.
The 2021 Kandy Esala Perahera will begin on Saturday, 14 August 2021 and will end on Tuesday, 24 August 2021.
Ceremony of planting 'Kap' (auspicious post)
1st Kumbal Perahera
2nd Kumbal Perahera
3rd Kumbal Perahera
4th Kumbal Perahera
5th Kumbal Perahera
1st Randoli Perahera
2nd Randoli Perahera
3rd Randoli Perahera
4th Randoli Perahera
Final Randoli Perahera
Water Cutting Ceremony (Diya Kapeema)
|Kandy City Centre|
|Peradeniya Botanical Garden.|
Daily 12 Trains are running between Kandy and Colombo.
There are lots of Churches, Mosques and Hindu temples too are available.
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