Tag: Kandy

Sri Lanka – The land of leisure

The first thing that struck me as I exited the Bandarnake International Airport in Colombo were the clean roads and the lack of blaring horns. Another thing that stood out for me was the polite and hospitable nature of the

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Elephants, acrobats enliven ancient Sri Lankan Buddhist festival

Nearly 100 caparisoned elephants, dancers and torchbearers walked down the streets of this central city decorated with colourful lights and flags as the annual Buddhist festival of Kandy Perahera (pageant) was celebrated with great enthusiasm. The colourful parade began Saturday

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Elephants, fire throwers, dancers, Buddhist festival is Sri Lanka’s answer to Mardi Gras

Kandy, Sri Lanka: A cannon booms and the crack of a dozen whips pierce the warm night. The colorful, pulsating Esala Perahera procession has begun. A centuries-old celebration of Sri Lankan Buddhism, the annual festival is a parade of whirling

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(By, Kate Allen) The Galle Face Hotel in Colombo must be the world’s bossiest hotel. Signs on every stairwell preach against smoking and sloth, or hector residents: ‘Don’t take the lift – for your health’s sake, walk down.’ In its

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Victoria Golf and Country Resort, Kandy, Sri Lanka

“Some golf courses have a splendid undulating terrain over which the holes are routed. Some golf courses have a scenic backdrop of hills and lakes, which excite the senses. However, the Victoria Golf Course near Kandy is blessed with both

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Earls Regency Hotel and Spa, Kandy, Sri Lanka

FIVE STARS HOTEL | 85 AC STANDARD ROOMS | 15 DELUXE | 4 SUITES | 2 PENTHOUSES The grandeur of an ancient Citadel adorned with contemporary five star luxuries. A landmark of impeccable taste and unique style where one can

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Gadaladeniya Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy boasts of many religious places of which the most prominent is the Dalada Maligawa [Temple of the tooth] followed by Ambekke, Lankathilaka, Gannoruwa and Gadaladeniya. Gadaladeniya Temple is one of the well-known destinations in Kandy which was established on

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Mahaweli Reach Hotel, Kandy, Sri Lanka

FIVE STARS DELUXE RESORT | 4 SUITES | 112 DELUXE ROOMS “A wonderful stay again..! Staff extremely helpful and hotel again fantastic…” Reg Dickason England Cricket Team 5th December 2007 In the Royal City of Kandy, the lush green hill

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Chaaya Citadel Hotel | Kandy | Sri Lanka

COMPARE PRICES FOR CHAAYA CITADEL FROM 30+ TOP SITES – HERE! FOUR AND HALF STAR LUXURY HOTEL | 24 DELUXE SUITES | 97 SUPERIOR ROOMS Why the King of Kandy kept coming back here. Chaaya Citadel Kandy is constructed in

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Kandy | Sri Lanka | Destination Guide

COMPARE AND BOOK HOTELS IN KANDY FROM 30+ TOP SITES – HERE! {en:Kandy} city is well known for its scenic beauty, favourable climate, cultural values and historical significance. The city is beautified by an inner tier of mountain ranges with

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