Welcome to Kandy

The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is one of the most important shrines of Sri Lanka. Also named as Dalada Maligawa, this temple is based in the royal palace of the Kingdom of Kandy. Housing the legendary Budda tooth, the temple is a World Heritage site.

The entire temple complex covers a large area and as well as the main shrine there are numerous other temples and museums within the complex.

Best places to visit in Kandy

  • Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa)
  • Peradeniya botanical garden
  • Kandy Lake
  • Udawattekele Sanctuary
  • Lankatilaka Temple
  • Commonwealth War Cemetery
  • International Buddhist Museum
  • Ceylon Tea Museum

Things to do in Kandy

  • Visit Kandy Esala Perahera
  • Visit Temple of the Tooth
  • Visit Peradeniya botanical garden
  • Enjoy a Tea Garden
  • Take a walk around Kandy Lake