Kandy—The Sacred city

By: Vivek Kuriyal

Kandy is a place in the center of Sri Lanka which deserves tourists’ attention. It is teh cultural city of Sri Lanka. Located amidst the hills, this city of Sri Lanka has some special aroma to entice the visitors. Famous for prevailing Buddhist culture, Kandy Sri Lanka is the center of attraction of this country. Lake and picturesque hills impart a distinction to it. Entire city is full of distinctive architectural excellence and old shops, markets and hotels constitute the downtown Kandy.

What makes this Sri Lankan city worth visiting is the world heritage site “Temple of Tooth." It keeps the most religious relic of Sri Lanka—Buddha’s sacred tooth.

The inhabitants of Sri Lanka have great faith in this temple and they come down to Kandy from different parts of the country to pay homage to the relic. Daily ceremonies are held which features white clad pilgrims carrying lotus blossoms. It is also famous for vegetal species. Nightlife, Shopping and culinary delights are in abundance. Kandy Esala Perhara, the grandest  festival of Sri Lanka is one of the biggest charm for the tourists of this place.A huge 10 days celebration and procession of DrummersScience Articles, dancers and nicely attired elephants fascinate everyone out there. For more information you can visit Stayressrilanka.com.

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