Kandy, is still very much a focal point of Sri Lankan culture and home of the Dalada Maligawa, one of Buddhism’s most sacred temple grounds containing the palace of Sri Lanka’s former king and the holy of holies, the repository of an actual tooth relic of the Lord Buddha.
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There are many attractions in Kandy. It brings you essence of culture, Including Royal temples, exquisite architectural sculpture murals.
The famous Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa) is Sri Lanka’s national treasures. Every year elephants will march in the streets, while thousands of people watch the Kandy Perahera. From Dalada Maligawa you can go to Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens and Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawala.
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