There are four Kandyan devales to the gods who are followers of Buddha and protect Sri Lanka. Three of the four devales are near the...
The principal viharas (Buddhist complexes) in Kandy have considerable importance – the high priests of the two best known, Malwatte and...
This central hotel conceals a quiet pool behind its stately facade. The pool is open to nonguests and charges around Rs 300 per person.
On the top floor on the Hotel Casamara, this terrace bar offers views of Kandy’s exuberant traffic coursing around the throngs below....
Flower Song Chinese Restaurant
This local family favourite is so popular that there was a security guard outside we when stopped by. That’s what tasty and good-value...
Udawattakelle Sanctuary information
Lonely Planet review
North of the lake, this forest has huge trees, good birdwatching and loads of cheeky monkeys. Birdwatchers can arrange to enter the sanctuary at 6am in order to get the dawn chorus at its best.
Be careful if you’re visiting alone. Muggers are rare but not unknown; solo women should take extra care.
Enter by turning right after the post office on DS Senanayake Vidiya. The last tickets are issued at 4.30pm