Kandy Garrison Cemetery
This museum once housed Kandyan royal concubines and now features royal regalia and reminders of pre-European Sinhalese life. There are...
World Buddhism Museum
Housed inside the former High Court buildings, the World Buddhism Museum contains lots of photographs, models and displays illustrating...
Rajah Tusker Hall
Inside the Rajah Tusker Hall are the stuffed remains of Rajah, the Maligawa elephant who died in 1988. The building is just north of the...
Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre
This is the busiest dance show venue and in high-season it can be overwhelmingly crammed with tour groups. However, the auditorium makes...
Kandy Garrison Cemetery information
This cemetery, which is a short walk uphill behind the National Museum, contains 163 graves dating back to colonial times. The most striking aspect of a visit to this melancholy place is just how young most people were when they died – if you made it to forty you were of a very ripe old age. Some of the deaths were due to sunstroke, elephants or jungle fever.