Best Museums in Kandy

To be able to understand the rich history and culture of Sri Lanka through out the years, it is necessary to make time in your itinerary to visit the museums in Sri Lanka. There are some in Kandy that you cannot miss, let a local show you around!

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Museums in Kandy

  • Learn about Kandy’s rich history in the National Museum. This museum is the place to be if you want to get to know more about Kandy’s culture and traditions. Have a look at the old books or documents, and dive into Kandy’s history.
  • Get to know the history behind your daily cup of Tea at the Tea Museum. This museum is located in the old Tea Factory, dating from 1925. A great place to get to know the history of tea making, and to find out more about the lifes of James Taylor and Thomas Lipton. The museum also has a nice library, and you can even buy different kinds of tea.
  • Admire the Buddha’s at the Sri Dalada Museum. This museum is located behind the Temple of the Sacred Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa). It displays a shrine full of bronze sitting Buddha statues.

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Day trip to the 8th World Wonder: Sigiriya Lion Rock

Perfect time. Tamal’s brother is so pleased to spend time with. He is nice and kind. The cost is reasonable. Would recommend

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Day trip to the 8th World Wonder: Sigiriya Lion Rock

Thank you Kamal for arranging a great tour for me and my friends. We really made loads of great memories. Thanks for the concern and great care provided. We know we could ENT have done so much if not for your great planning. Thank you for standing us dinner on your account after a great eventful day. Received the memorable beautiful photos you have taken of us. Thanks again. Take care🙂

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1 Full Day Exploring Kandy

I’m traveling solo round Sri Lanka and wanted a few days soaking up some Kandy culture and a sampling the atmosphere of the tea plantations. Dushan sorted everything out for me and escorted me with gentle charm during my stay. This man knows where to go for the best dance shows and what to do to see the most interesting temples at less crowed times. He gives you all the interesting information, without overwhelmingly you with detail. When I come back to Sri Lanka I will book him again. Big thanks Dushan!