Central Sri Lanka includes several fascinating towns. Hilly Kandy is home to the lakeside Temple of the Tooth, which houses a sacred tooth of the Buddha. Sigirya houses a fifth-century citadel, rock frescoes, and nearby Dambulla Cave Temple. Nuwara Eliya is known for its neighboring tea plantations. Polonnaruwa, in northeast-central Sri Lanka, features Sinhalese rock carvings and ancient city ruins.