What’s interesting about Kandy is that it is a must-visit tourist location in Sri Lanka that lies in the midst of lush green hills. The city is one of the most scenic cities and it is also the second-largest city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital of the Central Province. It is both an administrative and religious city. And the most interesting thing about Kandy is that the city was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO since it is the home of the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), according to the Buddhist it is one of the most sacred places of worship in the world.
The city’s history dates back to the 15th century, as it was the last royal capital of the country. The city is 115km from Colombo and is 600m above sea level. This city has an abundance of the culture around it; with several tourist hotspots. The Kandy city has an artificial lake created by one of its kings. Today Kandy brings in thousands of tourists every year (like the Galle City does) because of it’s religious signific, history and culture and also cricket fans.
The city was given different names on different times. Some say that the original name was Katubulu Nuwara. But most popular name was Senkadagala Siriwardhana Maha Nuwara which was shortened to ‘Maha Nuwara’.
Maha Nuwara that is situated in the central province of Sri Lanka admits the lush green hills and cold wind blowing through the hills is a perfect location to spend your holiday. This cultural city reveals the colonial-era architecture; Kandy is one of the best cities to witness the true Sri Lanka culture and its ancient history.
The fascinating thing about Kandy is its location which compliments a perfect Ayurveda retreat or treatment and Yoga retreat. The fresh wind blowing would rejuvenate your body making forget your stress and strains. Due to Kandy being a must-visit place for a tourist there are several Ayurveda Hotels and Resorts which offer authentic Ayurveda treatments and Yoga programs. These resorts offer great service with qualified and experienced Ayurveda doctors. Could you imagine a better place to have your treatment?
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