Kandy city tour
Kandy, a large city in central Sri Lanka, is located on a plateau surrounded by mountains, tea plantations, and diverse rainforests. The city’s heart is scenic Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), a popular spot for strolling. Kandy is famed for its sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), and for Esala Perahera, an annual procession.
Join Crystal Holidays Travel for a walking tour through many highlights including the Sacred City of Kandy, now a popular UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sacred Temple of the Tooth, Kandy Lake, the Queen’s Bathing Pavilion and Royal Audience Hall, the Kandy Town Hall, the President’s House and a heritage building found inside the Bogambara Prison.
Pay a visit to the St. Paul’s Church, the old Lawyers office that was once the army barracks during the reign of the Kandyan Kings, and was later used for the same purpose by the British. Enjoy the fascinating stories that unfold as you dive into history. Re-live what may have happened in the intriguing Royal Empire under its last independent monarchy, before coming under British rule in 1815.
Finish off with a drive up the mountain to a breath-taking viewpoint. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the city of Kandy and take some great photographs while you’re here.
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