Kandy was the last bastion of the SinhaleseKingdom before its fall to the British in 1815 after defying the Portuguese and the Dutch for three centuries. Nestled in a picturesque valley surrounded by lush green hills Kandy is renowned for its cultural splendour and soothing highland climate. Located just 115km from
Colombo the historic city can be reached by both train and highway in a pleasant journey under four hours.
Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kandy is filled with spectacular architecture from pre-colonial times, dating back as far as the 15th century. It is well known for the ‘Esala Perahera’, the grand procession that annually adorns the streets to honour the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha. The revered palatial Temple of the Tooth Relic and the Royal Botanical Gardens are two ‘must -sees’ for any visitor.
Venue of the Congress
Hotel Mahaweli Reach Kandy
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