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  • Commonwealth War Cemetery

    Commonwealth War Cemetery

    Formerly known as the Pitakande Military Cemetery, the Commonwealth War Cemetery is one of the most well maintained and visited war cemeteries of the world. At this beautifully landscaped cemetery, there is one Commonwealth burial from the World War I and a further 196 Commonwealth burials from the World War ...

  • Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue

    Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue

    Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue is one of the most visited attractions in Kandy. It reaffirms the city’s Buddhist leanings. The huge white statue sits atop a mountain peak and is a sight to behold.

    From the mountain peak where the statue looms large over Kandy, you can ...

    Religious Landmark
  • Kandy Garrison Cemetary

    Kandy Garrison Cemetary

    Founded in 1817, the Kandy Garrison Cemetry was built as the final resting place for British nationals who passed away while staying in the then colonized Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The Cemetry is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Most of the graves in the cemetery are from World ...