Kandy City Tour Srilanka


July 30 By Bhavin Toprani

Address: Srilanka Kandy

 

Information

Last ruled by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe - before it was brought under the British rule in 1815, Kandy - the World Heritage Site & last royal capital of Sri Lankan kings - crafts an array of culture, history and heritage in the minds of visitors across the globe. Experience an ancient Kandyan legacy engraved around its crown jewel, the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha. A stroll across this small lakeside town - cradled among the misty hills - will feature the Kandy City Centre - bundled with latest and world class brands, bazaar, an arts & crafts centre, as well as a gem museum & lapidary. walk in color as you glide through fresh fruits and vegetables in the Kandy market.

 

We had to Visit the Temple with high Security. You need to deposit your footwear before entering the Temple.. We had a Srilankan Guide name “Udaka Supun Gunarathne” a Young Person with Great Knowledge about the Temple.. It is one at the huge temple I have Seen..

 

Also you have many local Crowed Inside. Some do & don’ts at Temple.

1] Do not take Selfie inside the Temple where is not permitted 

2] Wear full clothes covering your Body

3] Keep footwear at the point of storage before enter the temple

4] Need to buy Ticket cost approx USD 5 to USD 10

5] Keep Silence in the Temple

 

General Srilanka Tips

1] you Need to carry Mobile which can accomadate 2 Sim Cards you can Buy Simcard fro outside Arrival at airport by paying USD 10 to 20 depends on Voice & Data you Plan to use…

2] Recommended Company is Mobitel Followed by Dialog & Airtel. Mobitel works across hills in Kandy & Nuwaraliya..However dialog & others only good in Colombo

3] Always carry square pin Adapter with you as majority of hotels in Srilanka have square plugs & some hotel has both… This is for Mobile Charging & other use.

 

After visiting Temple we had great Lunch at “THE BAKE HOUSE” one of the Very good Restaurant in Kandy  Check my Review at URL 

https://www.tripadvisor.in/ShowUserReviews-g304138-d1133648-r693765255-Bake_House-Kandy_Kandy_District_Central_Province.html

 

 

The Recommended hotels in Kandy

See my Review at at URL where I stayed overnight

1] Earls Regent

2] Earls Regency

https://www.tripadvisor.in/ShowUserReviews-g3801283-d316956-r693746498-Earl_s_Regency_Hotel-Tennekumbura_Kandy_District_Central_Province.html

 

 

5 Srilankan Words you need to Remember when you are on Srilanka Tour

Hello - “Ayubowan” Aayu-bo-wan

Thank you very much - “Bohoma Istuti” Bo-hoh-mah Iss-too-tee

Please - “Karunakara” Karu-nah-kara

I don’t understand - “Mata Terinneh Neh” Mata Terenne Na

Do you speak English - “Oyate Ingrisi Katha Karanna Puluwanda” Oyate Ingrisi Ka-tha Karanna Pulu-wanda

How much is it - “Meeka Kiyadha” Meka Kiyada

 

Additional Information: 

Well now that we’ve sorted the best time to visit and how you’re getting to Kandy, let’s check out some of the best places to visit in Kandy Sri Lanka!

1. Visit the Temple Of The Tooth

2. Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens

3. Wander around Kandy Lake

4. Udawattakele Forest Reserve

5. The Soaring Buddha From Above

6. Visit the Kandy National Museum 

7. Take the World's Most Beautiful Train Ride 

 

If you have started your Sri Lankan journey from Colombo, you can reach Kandy in around 2-2.5 hours (traffic dependent). This is perfect for 2 to 3 days 

 





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