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Kandy Destination Guide

Delve into Kandy in Sri Lanka!

Kandy in the region of Central with it's 111,701 residents is a place located in Sri Lanka - some 60 mi (or 96 km) North-East of Colombo, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Kandy

Local time in Kandy is now 05:50 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Yatigammana, Wattewa, Werawala, Trincomalee, Siyambalapitiya or Galkanda. While being here, you might want to check out Yattakula, Yatiwawala, Yatirawanagammedda, Yatihalgala Pallegama, Yalegoda and Kandy as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

28°C / 83 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 974.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 23rd of February 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 19°C (66 °F)
Sunday, 24th of February 2019
Moderate rain, calm, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 22°C (71 °F)
Monday, 25th of February 2019
Moderate rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Moderate rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 21°C (69 °F)


Sri Lanka Ceylon Kandy Lake: Mango Sa...

01:03 min ( December 29, 2010 by NickVenture1)
Views: 2,782 - Rating: 5/5

A popular healthy mango fruit snack is sold here beside the Kandy Lake by a vendor. Skillfuly the fruit skin is sliced away to avoid loss of the eatable parts grown arround the inner stone. The plasti...

Sri Lanka Kandy Tooth Temple Sri Dalad...

00:55 min ( August 16, 2010 by NickVenture1)
Views: 3,595 - Rating: 5/5

Temple of the Tooth. Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala: ) or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex which hou...

Kandy Sri Lanka - Travel Video (HD)

02:33 min ( May 30, 2012 by migrationology)
Views: 4,838 - Rating: 4.89474/5

Go to for lots more travel and street food! Kandy, Sri Lanka is the ancient Kings' capital of the jewel shaped island. It's a historical city with many things to do and see. Located...

Sri Lanka Ceylon Bus trip Colombo to K...

01:06 min ( January 06, 2011 by NickVenture1)
Views: 2,865 - Rating: 0/5

Several Snapshots giving just a first idea about the two to three hours drive from Colombo to Kandy in a private Bus. The ticket price is arround 3 USA dollars in local currency. No booking needed. Ju...

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Interesting facts about this location

Trinity College, Kandy

Trinity College, Kandy founded in 1872 by Anglican missionaries, is an Independent elite private boys’ school providing primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka. It is widely considered to be the premier private boys' school in Sri Lanka.

More reading: Trinity College, Kandy homepage
Located at 7.3, 80.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Academic institutions formerly affiliated with the University of Calcutta, Anglican schools in Sri Lanka, Boarding schools in Sri Lanka, Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1817, Educational institutions established in 1872, Private schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Kandy, Schools with a Cadet Corps, Trinity College, Kandy

A9 highway (Sri Lanka)

The A9 Highway is a 321-kilometer long highway in Sri Lanka, which connects the central city of Kandy with Jaffna, a city on the northern tip of the island.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.3, 80.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Highways in Sri Lanka, Jaffna District, Transport in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Mahamaya Girls' College, Kandy

Located in the heart of the City of Kandy overlooking the Kandy Lake, Mahamaya Girls’ College is one of Sri Lanka's finest public Buddhist girls' schools. The school is named after Queen Mahamaya, the mother of the Lord Buddha.

More reading: Mahamaya Girls' College, Kandy homepage
Located at 7.3, 80.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1932, Girls' schools in Sri Lanka, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Kandy


Aruppola is a suburb of Kandy, Sri Lanka. Aruppola is about 4 kilometers from the heart of the Kandy City. Aruppola is popular for its government-funded Technical College. The population of Aruppola consists of mostly middle-class families who work for both the government and the private sector. Arruppola shares a border with the longest river in Sri Lanka, which is Mahaweli river.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.3, 80.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Central Province, Sri Lanka

Dharmaraja College

Dharmaraja College, founded in 1887 is a premier Boys' School in Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is a Buddhist school with around 175 teaching staff and around 4,500 students. The school has many renowned figures in its alumni (aka Rajans) including William Gopallawa, A. E. Goonesinha, T. B Kehelgamuwa and others. A land area of 54 acres is owned by the school spreading over half of the Dharmaraja hill.

More reading: Dharmaraja College homepage
Located at 7.3, 80.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Dharmaraja College, Educational institutions established in 1887, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Kandy, Schools with a Cadet Corps

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