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Unesco World heritage since: 1988
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This sacred Buddhist site, popularly known as the city of Senkadagalapura, was the last capital of the Sinhala kings whose patronage enabled the Dinahala culture to flourish for more than 2,500 years until the occupation of Sri Lanka by the British in 1815. It is also the site of the Temple of the Tooth Relic (the sacred tooth of the Buddha), which is a famous pilgrimage site.
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Hotels and places to stay
Cafe Aroma Inn
Vista Pranobaa Homestay
Kandy City Hotel
Heaven Seven Kandy
Kandy Supreme Hotel
Viyana Boutique Hotel
Victory Hotel Kandy
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Large airport - 52 mi (85 km) Beira Lake Seaplane Base
Seaplane base - 59 mi (96 km) Colombo Ratmalana Airport
Medium airport - 61 mi (99 km) Amparai Airport
Medium airport - 68 mi (109 km) Batticaloa Airport
Medium airport - 77 mi (124 km) Weerawila International Airport
Small airport - 83 mi (133 km) Arugam Bay SPB
Seaplane base - 87 mi (140 km) Koggala Airport
Medium airport - 92 mi (149 km) Trivandrum International Airport
Large airport - 268 mi (431 km) Cochin International Airport
Large airport - 350 mi (564 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.
- Ampitiya Pallegama
- Nuwara Dodanwala