Kandy

Over View

Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka.The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.Historically the local Buddhist rulers resisted Portuguese, Dutch, and British colonial expansion and occupation.
Temple of tooth Relic -Kandy

Explore the City

The City Maps

Trip Ideas

BIRD SANCTUARY

BUNDALA NATIONAL PARK

Bundala National Park consists of brackish water lagoons and hosts approximately 197 species of birds including cormorants, grey herons, waterfowls, painted storks, Eurasian spoonbills and black-necked storks. The park is just 15 km to the east from Hambantotayle Set command. Both the ...

ETA - Visa

Welcome to the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA)

Welcome to the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) official website of the Department of Immigration & Emigration (DI&E) of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.For a Short Visit to Sri Lanka, (For more info…) travelers should obtain ...