The city of Kandy in Sri Lanka is synonymous with the temple that houses the Buddha’s tooth relic but one can go off the beaten track to discover another, hidden away in a cave: quieter, calmer, but rich in history and aesthetic. Beginnings Degaldaruwa Raja Maha Viharaya began construction in 1771 under the guidance of […]
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If you?re planning a trip to Sri Lanka, the best way experience the island?s rich diversity is to circumnavigate the country on a round tour. Sri Lanka is famed for golden beaches, elephant-inhabited wildlife reserves and ancient te...
The Peradeniya Botanical Gardens is a must visit in any itinerary to Kandy. Giant trees, colourful flowers and varied plants both indigenous to Sri Lanka and planted by dignitaries span 147 acres. The beginning of this garden dates...
From the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kandy to the Unesco Galle Fort and its Dutch-colonial buildings - plus amazing beaches and forests - here's why Sri Lanka will fill your camera's memory card.
When in Sri Lanka, opt for an indulgent, off-the-grid experience and stay in one of the country's memorable dried-mud houses, writes Rory MacLean for The Mail On Sunday.