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  • 1. A Tourist Guide to KandyKandyKandy-a major touristdestination-is also knownas the cultural capital ofSri Lanka. It is located at a distanceof 115 km from Colombo.Kandy is located in ahigh elevation and in themiddle of Sri Lanka. Kandy. The best time to cometo the city is from Marchthrough the middle ofMay.
  • 2. Peradeniya Gardens The best-knownattraction of the gardenis the orchidHouse, which housesmore than 300 varietiesof exquisite orchids. A spice garden locatedhere gives you a firsthand account of thetrees and plants used inthe traditional Ayurvedicmedicine.
  • 3. Embekke TempleThis 14th centurytemple is famous for theintricate wooden carvingsdedicated. Structures of somewooden buildings havedancers, musicians, wrestlers, legendary beasts andbirds.Nearby are the ruins ofan ancient rest housewith similar pillars carvedin stone.
  • 4. KnuckleMountains The Knuckles range isabout 90 square miles inextent.There are 35 peaksrising to more than 3000feet (915 m) in theKnuckles range. It has a rich variety offlora and fauna.
  • 5. The Tea Museum Ceylon Tea Museum isthe attraction of the hillcountry tourist.This is interesting placeto visit and learn aboutthe production of teamaking.
  • 6. HanthanaMountainsHanthanaMountains arespread on theoutskirts of Kandyand are a source ofmany rivers andstreams. They are an idealdestination for thetrekkers.
  • 7. Udawatte Kele forestUdawatte Kele is aprimeval forest locatedabove the DaladaMaligawa. It is also known as theForbidden Forest of theKings of Kandy. It contains a variety oftrees such ascinnamon, olive, rattancane, betel, Mara, betelnut and areca nut.Tourist can dotrekking, safari, birding, camping, canoeing andbiking.
  • 8. Gadaladeniya TempleBuilt in 1344, the templeis situated on a hilltop at adistance of 15 km from thetown. The temple is inspiredby Dravidian architectureand gives a spectacularview of the surroundingcountryside.