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Discover Kandy in Sri Lanka

Kandy in the region of Central with its 111,701 habitants 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 06:17 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Colombo " with a UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yatigammana, Wattewa, Werawala, Trincomalee, and Siyambalapitiya. When in this area, you might want to check out Yatigammana . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kandy ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Our Holidays in Sri Lanka - Kandy & Nuwara Eliya -

10:30 min by vansespeiris
Views: 110837 Rating: 4.54

Kandy is the English name for the city of Maha Nuvara (Senkadagalapura) in the centre of Sri Lanka. It lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy Valley, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, ma ..

Sri Lanka - Buddas and Beaches

6:08 min by contemporarynomad
Views: 8407 Rating: 4.68

Follow along on our four-week journey through Sri Lanka as we visit the beaches of Mirissa and Tangalle, hike through the Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve, and explore the country's fascinating Buddhist h ..


Sri Lanka,ශ්රී ලංකා,Ceylon, Kandy : Tuk Tuk ride through City Center

2:07 min by NickVenture1
Views: 6130 Rating: 5.00

Three Wheeler ride through the streets of the Kandy City Center. These little vehicles are used all over the island and perform as inexpensive taxi cabs also known as "Tuk Tuk". An auto rickshaw or th ..

Kandy, Sri Lanka - Travel Video (HD)

2:33 min by migrationology
Views: 4838 Rating: 4.89

Go to migrationology.com 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 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Sri Rahula College Kandy

Sri Rahula College Kandy was established, by the Buddhist Theosophical Society led by The American Colonel Henry Steel Olcott. It is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools and one of the famous Mixed Colleges in Sri Lanka. Sri Rahula College is a National School, which provides primary and secondary education.

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Located at 7.30 80.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Kandy, Schools with a Cadet Corps

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.

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Located at 7.30 80.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Highways in Sri Lanka, Jaffna District, Transport in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Temple of the Tooth

Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී දළදා මාළිගාව) 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 houses the relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country.

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Located at 7.29 80.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Kandy, Kingdom of Kandy, Landmarks in Kandy

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.

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Located at 7.30 80.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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

Bogambara Prison

The Bogambara Prison is a maximum security prison and is the second largest prison in Sri Lanka. Situated in the old city of Kandy in the Central Province it was built in 1876 by the British colonial government under instructions of Inspector General Of Prisons and Police, N.R. Saunders. The oldest exciting building in world heritage city of Kandy is also inside the Bogambara Prison, and presently it is used as the Carpentry stores. Gallows were shifted from Hangman’s Hill to Bogambara in 1876.

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Located at 7.29 80.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1876 establishments, Buildings and structures in Kandy, Prisons in Sri Lanka

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kandy