Malwatte Maha Vihara
Dominating the town is Kandy Lake. A leisurely stroll around it, with a few stops on the lakeside seats, is a pleasant way to spend a...
Sri Lanka Trekking
Sumone Bandara and Ravi Kandy can arrange trekking around Kandy, and camping and trekking (and birdwatching) expeditions to the rugged...
One of the few hotels that opens its pool to nonguests. Charges around Rs 300 per person. South of Kandy lake, Hotel Suisse has a pretty...
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...
Food is particularly good at Sharon Inn. The buffet is at 7.30pm.
Sanagaraja Mawatha · interesting places nearby
Malwatte Maha Vihara information
The principal viharas (Buddhist complexes) in Kandy have considerable importance – the high priests of the two best known, Malwatte and Asgiriya, are the most important in Sri Lanka. They are the headquarters of two of the main nikayas (orders of monks). The Malwatte Maha Vihara is across the lake from the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.