DAY 02: DAMBULLA KANDY
After breakfast proceed to Kandy
DAMBULLA CAVE TEMPLE first came to use as a refuge for King Valagambahu in 1st century BC. Concealed by the local monks upon returning from exile to his throne at Anuradhapura he had the magnificent cave temple built for them.
KANDY, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts & Crafts Centre, Gem
Museum & Temple of Tooth Relic. Kandy the hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera
the last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy
is an example of the Buddhism's influence in Sri Lanka today.
TEMPLE OF TOOTH RELIC ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha's Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess' hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka's most prized possession.
By the night experience a CULTURAL SHOW where you will be taken to mind blowing
Sri Lankan culture extravaganza… Get ready for Heavy drumbeat and acrobatic act.
Overnight stay in Kandy