Royal Palace Park
Malwatte Maha Vihara
The principal viharas (Buddhist complexes) in Kandy have considerable importance – the high priests of the two best known, Malwatte and...
Dominating the town is Kandy Lake, which was created in 1807 by Sri Wickrama Rajasinha, the last ruler of the kingdom of Kandy. Several...
Southwest of the lake, the YMBA guest house hosts shows at 5.30pm.
This large and busy restaurant and bakery has a long menu of Sri Lankan and Chinese staples, a few lacklustre Western offerings and some...
Royal Palace Park information
Lonely Planet review
There are many walks around Kandy like the Royal Palace Park constructed by Sri Wickrama Rajasinha. Further up on Rajapihilla Mawatha are even better views over the lake, the town and the surrounding hills. For longer walks, there are paths branching out from Rajapihilla Mawatha. Ask at your guest house.