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World Heritage Sie #450 :: Sacred City of Kandy

World Heritage Sie #450 :: Sacred City of Kandy

State Party: Sri Lanka. Location: Central Province, Sri Lanka. GPS: N7 17 37, E80 38 25 Date of Inscription: 1988 Criteria: (iv)(vi) Local Weather This sacred Buddhist site, popularly known as the city of Senkadagalapura, was the last capital of the Sinhala kings whose patronage enabled the Dinahala culture to flourish for more than 2,500 […]

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Sacred City of Kandy :: Map

Sacred City of Kandy :: Map

Location Map: GPS Coordinates: N7.28446, E80.63746 Kandy City Map:

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About sacred city of Kandy

About sacred city of Kandy

Kandy City: Nestled in the foothills of the Hill Country on the banks of a lovely tree-lined lake, the city of Kandy is the center of traditional Sri Lankan culture. Perhaps more than anywhere else in the island, this comfortably cool home to nearly 100,000 people represents the living past. The sacred tooth of the […]

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Kandy’s irresistible attractions

Kandy’s irresistible attractions

The scenic beauty of Kandy’s hills and its historical value has been described and praised endlessly, and there is no doubt that it is endless. The culture, beauty and everything in and around draws the attention of those who arrive to view the scenery of the country’s hill paradise – Kandy. Whenever the dates of […]

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Sacred City of Kandy :: Video Gallery

Sacred City of Kandy :: Video Gallery

Kandy City The Temple of the tooth relic

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Kandy Esala Perahera begins on August 11, 2013.

Kandy Esala Perahera begins on August 11, 2013.

The historic Esala Maha Perahera of Kandy will commence at the auspicious time of the traditional Kap planting ceremony, on 7th August’s morning. The Kandy Esala Pageant begins on August 11 with the first Kumbal Perahera parading the streets of Kandy from 7.31 pm, 11st August 2013 to the 15th of this month. The Randoli […]

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Central Highlands

Natural Riches

Natural Riches

Sri Lanka’s natural riches explored in Horton Plains book June 15, 2012 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Horton Plains, a small 30 square kilometer national park with beautiful scenery is a rich reserve of hundreds of endemic plants, animals and birds, that are not always visible to the untrained eye. A new book ‘Horton Plains’ edited […]

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Galle

Saving Galle

Saving Galle

By Jennifer Chen Until November, when the country’s first highway opened, the only way to this historic port was via crowded trains or an even more crowded two-lane road. Despite local aversion to the Southern Expressway, which links Galle to the capital city of Colombo, the new highway marks a turning point in Sri Lanka’s […]

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