Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Sri Lanka's capital, is situated roughly 55 miles (89 kilometers) southwest of Kandy, while Colombo is 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the southwest.
Kandy has a selection of nice places to see. Asgiriya Stadium and the Sri Dalada Maligawa are both worth checking out.
See for yourself exactly why Sri Lanka is so beloved by visitors, by getting out and touring the many cultural and scenic attractions surrounding Kandy. Kurunegala, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast, and Nuwara Eliya, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest of Kandy are good places to visit if you're keen on learning more about this region.
Rent a vehicle and head out to Colombo, a regional center, located approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Kandy. This regional center offers a wide range of attractions, for example Pettah Market, Colombo Town Hall and University of Colombo. R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo World Trade Center and Beira Lake are also worth investigating while you are in Colombo.
Sample a little local culture with a little sunshine and fresh air at the region's open-air markets. Fuel your mind by visiting Sri Lanka's wonderful art galleries and history museums.
Why not take advantage of passionate locals who are keen to share their knowledge and book a tour? Cycling tours, culinary tours and guided nature walks are popular in this region.
When planning your holiday to Kandy, it's good to remember that the closest major airport, Bandaranaike International Airport, is situated in in Colombo, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the west.