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Sameera Weerakoon
4/10/2014
Overall rating: 10
kandy is a historical city very beautiful places and great welcome from kandy people nature is fantastic and good place to live feeling now i m in my home there are lot of places to watch kandy lake. gardens. mahaweli river it is a superb place i love kandy very much kandy is nothing like anything..
Not to be missed:
hanthana mountain
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university of peradeniya
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Level 5
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Overall rating: 6
Kandy is a hill capitol of Sri lanka and it was the last kingdom, which come to an end on March 2nd 1815. When the last king of Kandy Sri Wikrama Rajasinge after his death Colombo became the new capital. The name comes from the Sinhala word “kanda” meaning “Hill” for it became the capitol of the hill country in Sinhala. It is known as “mahanuwara” meaning the capital city , it is actual name was “senkadagalapura”.According to the history this name originated as the several possible sources. That one reason who lived in a cave near by the city with name Senkada another being a queen of Wikkramabahu. ... More Kandy is the second largest city in sri lanka after Colombo and among one of most scenic cities, also administrative and religious capitol city of central province. Kandy is declared a world heritage city by UNESCO in 1988, Wikkramabahu lll in 1357_1354 was first established near the Watapuluwa are north of the percent city and named Senkadagalapura Hill capital had become of the holy place as tooth relic of the Buddha which symbolized a 4th century tradition that used to be linked to the Singhalese kingdom since the protector of the relic was the rule of the land as the king is palaced and the temple of the tooth were placed in close to each other. Kandy been the gate way to the central highland of sri lanka it is the main transportation location in the island it is the able to reaching by major motor ways. Colombo to Nuwaraeliya via Kandy is the most scenic roads and Colombo Kandy road passes through Rubber plantation and paddy fields around warakapola and Tea plantations and European vegetables gardens, waterfalls also never missed. Kandy Colombo and Kandy Nuweraeliya both roads claw their way up winding, rounding over the rings of hills.
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Tea museam
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Awanthi
12/5/2013
Overall rating: 10
Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka.You must come to see the Kandy Esala Perahera Pageant Procession of Sri Lanka, the most spectacular religious procession in Asia which is being held in August every year.
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Botanical garden
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Doowa
10/16/2013
Overall rating: 6
Nice Place to visit DOOWA Yoga Center is an Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat Center in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Being an Eco-friendly Yoga Ashram, it is located in landscape surrounded by natural shades an a stream which makes the site a real island. Yogis, who are seeking an Ashram to learn and practise Yoga with the blessings of nature are now gifted with what they really need. Courses are offered as per requirements of Yoga-Lovers. Join us to Live with Yoga with the guidance of Guru Noyel Darmajith.
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Level 14
Overall rating: 10
One of the beautiful city in the world with peace and calm people and environment. So many places to visit in ancient places. So many calves in the temple of tooth, Gadaladeniya, ambakke etc..
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indika pathirana
5/31/2013
Overall rating: 10
I like kandy city and its climate. Budda tooth relic worship by buddhist.
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SARATH HETTIARACHCHI
4/12/2013
Overall rating: 8
JUST PASSING THE TIME WITHOUT ANY CHANGES OF MEANFUL DEVOLOPMENT, I MEAN SOCIALY, SPIRITUALY, CONSTRUCTIONALY OR ANY OYHER WAY.
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Botanical garden
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Level 9
Overall rating: 6
Kandy is one of the best cities in the island. Kandy lake and the botanical gardens are one of the few to admire. There are many tourist hotels around Kandy.
Not to be missed:
kandy Lake
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Milinda
2/10/2013
Overall rating: 7
Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka.The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is one of the most scenic cities in Sri Lanka; it is both an administrative and religious city. It is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most venerable places for the Buddhist ... More community of Sri Lanka and all around the world. Kandy is very amazing city.There are lot of beautiful places to visit in Kandy.
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kandy Lake
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Botanical garden
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Level 9
2/5/2013
Overall rating: 8
Nice place but lack of job opportunities... very beautiful scenaries are there, in almost every part of Kandy. Friendly people and nice climate
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Botanical garden
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Ambuluwawa
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Hiqsha
1/31/2013
Overall rating: 6
You have to go to kandy at the period of the perahera where u can see very large amount of fireworks and dozen amounts of big fat elephants dressed in suits.
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Level 12
1/30/2013
Overall rating: 4
It is awesome !! :) I love there cuz it contains most of the historical places in sri lanka.
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History of kings
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nadeeka indeewari
12/26/2012
Overall rating: 7
Awesome place... so neturing place ... having good weather than other placess. I think most beautiful place ... heart of kandian is sri daladamaligawa it's amaizing
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Botanical garden
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hanthana
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randu
12/17/2012
Overall rating: 7
Kandy is very beautiful and interesting city in Sri Lanka. My uncle and elder brother are live in Kandy. My favourite place is bogambara bodhimalu temple. It is in Kandy. I love Kandy.
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Level 100
Overall rating: 6
Elephant Orphanage

The Elephant Orphanage is located 13 Kms from Kegalle town off the main Colombo-Kandy Road. It is the singular sanctuary in the world that is dedicated towards young elephants who have lost their natural habitats. These elephants are fed milk by handheld bottles. The tourists can enjoy elephant rides and view them playing in the water.

Western Shrines

16 Kms towards the west of Kandy are located the Western Shrines which are made up of three temples. Gadaladeniya Temple is constructed from stone and here ... More one can view a seated Buddha image, carved stone friezes, wall murals and lacquered doors. The architecture is identical to south Indian type. Lankatilaka Temple is a brick building that has three storeys and there is a seated image of the Buddha. The original paint on the ceilings and walls is still fresh and bright and the doors of wood are also painted. The Embekke Temple is dedicated to God Kataragama and the pillars here have beautiful designs of birds, legendary beats, wrestlers, musicians and dancers.
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Level 100
Overall rating: 6
Kandy is the capital of the administrative district of Kandy in Sri Lanka and also the capital of the Central Province, which comprises of the districts of Nuwara Eliya, Matale and Kandy. Kandy is located in the center of the country amongst the hills of the Kandy Valley.

The population of the city in 2001 was 0.109 million. The city of Kandy is cooler when compared to the island.

The monsoon season extends from May to July and December to January and during these months the climate is rough and unstable. The best time to visit this city ... More is from March to midst of May.

The culture of Kandy dates back to about three hundred years and has been affected by the colonization of the region by the British, Portuguese and the Dutch. There is considerable social diversity as one can find people using buffaloes in a paddy field while others busy in software engineering.
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Level 9
11/6/2012
Overall rating: 9
Excellent views, people are friendly. Historic Value, Had so much to watch. Climate changes are fantastic, can explore the whole country within 7 days!
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Botanical garden
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Waterfalls
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Level 9
11/3/2012
Overall rating: 10
KANDY IS ONE OF THE BEST CITY IN THE WORLD. THIS IS THE HOLY PLACE OF BUDDHISTS BECAUSE OUR LORD BUDDHAS TEMPLE OF TOOTH RELIC IS HERE. KANDY IS SURROUNDED BY RIVER MAHAWELI, THE LONGEST RIVER OF SRI LANKA. THIS IS SRI LANKA S LAST KINGDOM UNTIL BETRAYED BY SEVERAL LOCALS.
Not to be missed:
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kandy Lake
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QUEENS HOTEL
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Level 12
10/19/2012
Overall rating: 7
In Kandy there are Many things to like the botanical Garden, Tooth Temple And kandy lake. So you should not miss this city to see.
Not to be missed:
Botanical Garden
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Cultural Dance
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Level 12
Overall rating: 8
Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is the second largest city in the country after the capital Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is one of the most scenic cities in Sri Lanka; it is both an administrative and religious city. It is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most venerable places for ... More the Buddhist community of Sri Lanka and all around the world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. The Most beautiful city in Sri Lanka
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Botanical garden
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kandy Lake
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