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Right at the heart of Sri Lanka is Kandy, an important cultural and religious center of the country. Home to Sri Lanka’s most holy relic, the Buddha tooth, Kandy is naturally famous for its impressive Temple of the Tooth. Aside from that, Kandy is also home to many beautiful nature spots, such as tropical forests, tea plantations, and spice gardens. Observe the collection of orchids at the renowned Royal Botanical Gardens of Kandy, enjoy a short nature hike through the Udawattakele Forest Reserve or visit the Geragama Tea Factory for a taste of nature in the heart of Sri Lanka!

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10 Things To Do Around Kandy That Are As Sweet As Its Name

Did you know, tucked away in the island’s mountainous heart lies Kandy – a charming city surrounded by tea plantations, tropical forests and spice gardens.

The Klook Team· 6 Dec 2019

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About Kandy

Right at the heart of Sri Lanka is Kandy, an important cultural and religious center of the country. Home to Sri Lanka’s most holy relic, the Buddha tooth, Kandy is naturally famous for its impressive Temple of the Tooth.


Aside from that, Kandy is also home to many beautiful nature spots, such as tropical forests, tea plantations, and spice gardens. Observe the collection of orchids at the renowned Royal Botanical Gardens of Kandy, enjoy a short nature hike through the Udawattakele Forest Reserve or visit the Geragama Tea Factory for a taste of nature in the heart of Sri Lanka!

Local weather

  • JAN - DEC
    30° 19°

General info

  • Time Zone
    GMT +05:30

  • Currency
    Sri Lankan Rupee

    1USD = 196.97LKR

  • Best time to visit
    • JUL - AUG

      Kandy Esala Poya Perahera

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