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5 Must Visit Places in Kandy – tour the imperial citadel of Kandy

Kandy, a city found in the central province of Sri Lanka is one of the rarest of gems that you will ever have the privilege of laying your eyes on. Given is a list of places that you must visit when there.

1

Temple of the Tooth Relic

Temple of the Tooth Relic

Housing the famed tooth relics of the Buddha amidst an array of fascinating examples of ancient architecture, this edifice which was established in 1595 serves as one of the most venerated sites in the country.

2

Kandy Lake

Kandy Lake

Redefining the word 'scenic', the Kandy Lake will prove to be well worth the visit as travellers will be able to take walks around the lake and experience the beauty of this manmade lake which was built by King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha in 1807.

3

Hanthana Mountain Range

Hanthana Mountain Range

Ideally suited for hiking and trekking expeditions, the Hanthana Mountains would surely tempt you into lingering on here. 'Uura Kanda' is a good place from where one could observe the surrounding beauty of the city itself. Stay at The Secret Kandy which is a Kandy hotel from where an excursion to these mountains could be arranged.

4

Udawatta Kele Sanctuary

Udawatta Kele Sanctuary

Showcasing a wide collection of avifauna, this sanctuary in the hills will escort you through dense jungle where you are bound to catch a glimpse of species of birds and reptiles that reside here.

5

Kandy City Centre

Kandy City Centre

This 10 storey shopping and business complex is state of the art every step of the way. Featuring a dazzling array of shops, the premises provides ample space by which to get your hands on absolutely anything you want and therefore must be included on any traveller's itinerary.