Kandy is one of the most beautiful cities of Sri Lanka that is known for its scenic beauty and rich cultural value. Spread over an area of around 1940 square kilometers, it is counted amongst the world heritage sites of UNESCO. The city promises a number of tourist attractions that include the Old Royal Palace and the famous Temple of Tooth. The latter consists of the sacred relic of Buddha’s tooth because of which Kandy is regarded as one of the most sacred places by Buddhists. Other holy spots include the Gadaladeniya Temple and the Lankathilake Temple. The Old Royal Palace of Kandy is a treat for sore eyes and a treasure trove for history lovers. On one hand, you have the Queen’s chambers and quarters of the concubines and on the other, there are the armory and council chambers. If yoRead More
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Official dates of the Kandy Esala Perahera 2012 23rd July to 2nd August 2012 Date Event 19th July 2012 Planting of Kapa 19th - 22nd July 2012 Internal Perahera of Four Devales 23rd July 2012 First Kubal Perahera 24th July 2012 Second Kubal Perahera 25th July 2012 Third Kubal Perahera 26th July 2012 Fourth Kubal Perahera 27th July 2012 Fifth Kubal Perahera 28th July 2012 First Randoli Perahera 29th July 2012 Second Randoli Perahera 30th July 2012Read More
A residual remnant of the past dating as far back as the 14th century, the Royal Palace of the Kandyan Kingdom lies tucked away near the valleys of Kandy as reminiscence of the last Kandyan King, Wickrama Rajasinghe. Very little of the structure remains today which consisted of the Royal Court (Magul Maduwa) and the Temple of Tooth among other displays of architectural brilliance. Seeped in ancient history that’s seen the palace burned down and rebuilt a number of times, it has also witnessed sacred beliefs. The Temple of Tooth is said to have a relic of Lord Buddha’s tooth. Popular belief had it, that whoever possessed the tooth was divinely blessed with the right to rule the land. Many wars were fought domestically to gain the relic, while foreign invaders like the Portuguese also Read More
This is a small Kandyan town located about ten kilometres from the main town of Kandy and over a hundred kilometres from the capital, Colombo. The name bears its origins to the words Pilima, meaning statues and Thalawa, meaning flat area in Sinhalese. The explanation is still debatable but popular belief does weigh in a bit towards this theory. The town has gained fame over the years for its traditional brassware and Buddhist temples, which are considered extremely important around the area. The Embekka temple is also greatly significant to Pilimathalawa. Also called the Embekka Devalaya, this temple is dedicated to worshipping Mahasen and a local deity Devatha Bandara. This shrine has three parts which display extremely superior architecture using wooden carvings. A lot of the carvingRead More
Visit Kandy, Sri Lanka
Dec 1, 2012 by Jhon De Saraplace
Kandy is one of the most beautiful cities of Sri Lanka that is known for its scenic beauty and rich cultural value.