Best places in Kandy

Discover the best places in Kandy, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 914 places in the city.

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Crepe Runner - Peradeniya Kandy image
Crepe Runner - Peradeniya Kandy
👍👍 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5) Crepe Runner is a hidden gem that serves up a delightful range of crepes, and simplicity is its true charm. The cozy atmosphere and friendly staff make it an inviting place to relax, catch up with friends, or enjoy some quality me-time. The prices are reasonable, considering the hi...
5.00 (934 reviews) (~5.31 km from centre)
Getambe Temple (ගැටඹේ පන්සල) image
Getambe Temple (ගැටඹේ පන්සල)
Buddhist temple
👍👍 I respect all the religions and i visit to all the religious places. Today i visited to getambe temple this is very peaceful place. And the environment is very peaceful i just love this place.
4.80 (1.1K reviews) (~7.79 km from centre)
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Sri Dalada Maligawa
Buddhist temple
Large temple featuring rituals & services around the sacred Tooth Relic, the canine tooth of Buddha.
4.70 (25.2K reviews) (~3.51 km from centre)
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Sacred City of Kandy
Historical landmark
👍👍 The temple of the sacred tooth relic is a must visit place if you're in Kandy. It's a World heritage site, and important place of worship for the Buddhists. One tooth of Buddha is worshipped here and there is a long history how it has been moved from place to place. There is a museum within the co...
4.70 (13.6K reviews) (~3.59 km from centre)
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Peradeniya Botanical Garden
Botanical garden
👍 The most ancient and beautiful plants can be seen there. The most popular of these was roses. I like it.
4.70 (2.1K reviews) (~8.29 km from centre)
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Sweet Beans Kandy
👍👍 I discovered this place in Kandy, located by the side of Kandy Lake with a beautiful dining view. I’m vegan and the place is well suited for me because everything is based on plants. I had a creamy mushroom wrap and that was very delicious and looks very cool. I could feel lots of different tastes i...
4.90 (339 reviews) (~3.25 km from centre)
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Lassana Flora
👍👍 Thank you team Lassana Flora Kandy and special thanks to Isuru who sent me ideas of what I wanted for the wedding day. The floral arrangements were beautiful and I was truly happy to see that they all tied into the space and theme . The arrangements were also set up in a very timely manner and looke...
4.80 (500 reviews) (~4.44 km from centre)
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👍👍 The Best Waffles in Kandy ! I don't usually give 5-star reviews, but hands down, this cafe deserves every bit of it! The waffles they serve are unparalleled, undoubtedly the best I've had in Kandy. Despite its small size, the cafe exudes a cozy ambiance that's hard to find elsewhere. The customer...
4.70 (924 reviews) (~3.91 km from centre)
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya
Botanical garden
Expansive botanical garden featuring many plant species & known for its orchid collection.
4.60 (18K reviews) (~8.2 km from centre)
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Radisson Hotel Kandy
Sophisticated hotel offering a restaurant & a bar, plus a spa, a rooftop pool & lake views.
4.70 (611 reviews) (~3.14 km from centre)
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Fox Kandy by Fox Resorts
Elegant hotel offering an outdoor pool & a garden, plus a restaurant & a terrace.
4.70 (602 reviews) (~4.87 km from centre)
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Asgiri Maha Vihara pirivena
Buddhist temple
👍👍 Buddhist Monastery and the Head monastery of asgiri chapter. Clean and calm place. Wearing white clothes here would be ideal
4.70 (587 reviews) (~4.54 km from centre)
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Srī Mahā Bōdhi Temple
Buddhist temple
Steep stairs lead to hilltop views from this Buddhist place of worship with a souvenir shop.
4.60 (2.2K reviews) (~4.61 km from centre)
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Vito Wood Fired Pizza
Pizza restaurant
🫤 To start with there is not enough parking space available. The road leading up to the restaurant is also very narrow. Barely two vehicles can cross. So if you were to come here during busy hours you'll find it difficult to park your vehicle. We literally had to wait about 20 minutes to park our car....
$$ $$
4.60 (1.9K reviews) (~3.17 km from centre)
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Indi’s joint
👍👍 Had a blast at Indi's Joint! The food was super fresh, flavors were on point, and the coffee? Amazing! Totally hit the spot. Definitely coming back for more next time we are in Kandy.
4.90 (224 reviews) (~4.24 km from centre)
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Arthur's Seat View Point, Kandy
Scenic spot
Lookout point with a single symbolic chair for photographs, with views of Kandy Lake & city.
4.60 (1.1K reviews) (~3.47 km from centre)
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Nagalingam's Bhavan - Pure Vegetarian (Jain) Indian Restaurant
Vegetarian restaurant
👍 Finally, I found my first Jain vegetarian restaurant in Sri Lanka. It is owned by lovely Mrs Kumari & her daughter. All food here is 100% vegetarian and without onions and garlic (allium free). It is wonderful to be in a proper Jain veg place where food option is not limited to veg fried rice/noodl...
$ $$$
4.70 (443 reviews) (~3.89 km from centre)
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Java Lounge - Kandy
Coffee shop
👍👍 Kandy did not have a Java Lounge before I think. Newly opened place is small and cozy, a nice quality for a coffee place. Staff is friendly and helpful. I had a tall cappuccino for 580/ and a chocolate chip cookie for 250 something. The place has three floors, in second floor and third floor you can...
4.60 (1K reviews) (~3.81 km from centre)
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Jetwing Kandy Gallery
High-end hotel offering rooms & suites with river views, plus fine dining, an outdoor pool & a spa.
4.70 (425 reviews) (~4.63 km from centre)
👍👍 Highly Recommend, They provide awesome authentic Sri Lankan rice and curry dishes.
4.90 (199 reviews) (~3.99 km from centre)
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