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Visit Kandy.

Visit Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Kandy is one of the coolest places in Sri Lanka as it is located in the mountainous are. It was a Kingdom before the British era. In the centre of the city you can find the famous Dalada Maligawa where the relics of Lord Buddha remains and thousands of pilgrims visit here every day to worship there. Kandy Lake and its surroundings and Kandy City Centre are always full of tourists. On the way to Kandy Kadugannawa rock tunnel is an important place on the road, you should not miss. This tunnel was onstructed by the then rulers British and it still remains as a historical monument.
Kandy city the Peradeniya botanical garden is located. Also in the Kandy you can find many interesting places as tourist destinations. In the evenings there used to be cultural shows for the benefit of the visiting tourists are performed.

Jaffna to Kandy by Vehicle.



From Jaffna to Kandy will take nearly 6 hours of traveling by car that will cover nearly 325 Km distance. Say if you are leaving Jaffna by 6.00 Am you can reach Kandy town by 12.00 Noon, if the traffic is normal. There is not much turning junctions on the route. Better ask your friend to keep a Smartphone or Tablet with enough data and battery power. If he uses the Mobitel data plan then Rs 199/- is enough to cover the Kandy trip. First of all ask your friend to switch on the My-Location in the device. Once you are ready to travel ask him to turn on the data plan and then open the Google maps and put your destination as Kandy. Then you can see the map to guide you to reach Kandy along with the traffic level on your route.

Poya Days,during Kandy Esala Perahara and New year are the time when lot of people used to gather in Kandy.


Where to stay in Kandy?

There are plenty of star class hotels available in Kandy.

The writer recommends the budget hotel, if you are limited with your funds.

Twin Share Room Rs 1,500/- per day.

Kandy City Mission,
125, D.S.Senanayake Vidiya,
Kandy.
Contact: 081-2237081
(Located near to Sri Dalada Maligawa)

Where to eat?

There are lot of restaurants around the Kandy city.

You can find Sri Lankan Dishes and European Dishes too.

Fast food providing KFC, Pizza hut, Domino and many other too are available.

Vegetarian Dishes.

If you are vegetarian food lover, then don't forget to visit Balaji Dosa king at the D.S.Senanayake Vidiya,
And the Ganeshananda Brahmins Hotel, 42, Peradeniya Road, Kandy. (Next to Pillaiyar Temple)

Important Places to Visit in Kandy.

During the Esela Perahera season finding accommodation will be a difficult one. Some time it may be available at double the normal price.

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