It was established in the 13th Century, and was the last capital of the old kingdom of Sri Lanka.
Today, it is known as one of the most beautiful places in the world, noted for its lakefront, exotic scenery, tea plantations and exports, temples, and history.
People Born in Kandy
Kandy in People's Lives
Hermann Hesse: I traveled here in 1911, to visit the climb the mountains here and visit the sacred Buddhist shrines. However, the experience left me underwhelmed.