The Glen

Address: 58 Saranankara Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 58 Saranankara Road, Kandy, is near Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Galle Fort, and Sinharaja Forest Reserve.
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      TripAdvisor Reviews The Glen Kandy

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      Travel Blogs from Kandy

      My Buddha’s bigger than your Buddha…

      A travel blog entry by jaseross on Mar 02, 2015

      51 photos

      ... rescued from his funeral pyre. It was said that whoever held the tooth had the divine right to rule over India, so this led to a few wars and skirmishes. Eventually the tooth was moved to Sri Lanka, which was kind of fortunate as the Buddha is supposed to have said that Buddhism in Sri Lanka would be safe for 5000 years. These days the monks at the temple conduct their rituals three times a day and every Wednesday they bathe the tooth. The waters are said ...

      Sri Lanka... The pearl of the Indian Ocean.

      A travel blog entry by heather.dyce on Nov 26, 2014

      108 photos

      ... t keen on staying there as it was dark, quiet and wifi didn't work (I know... First world problems!) So after a little convincing on my part... Yes I pulled the birthday card... We got our money back and went to find another accommodation. Much better! We had arranged with the tuk tuk driver to take us the following day for a tour to a place called 'World's end'. It was my birthday and I wanted to do something fun! Well, don't ya know, we woke up to.... Rain! There ...

      3am hiking and a mother flippin burger

      A travel blog entry by laurastoker on Oct 16, 2014

      2 comments, 6 photos

      ... melted butter, and endless cups of tea. My god I was so happy. After another short rest, we headed back to Hatton in the van, and stopped off for locally priced rice and curry. With time to kill, we had a bit of a mooch around, immediately regretted it (being the only tourists in town proved far too stressful), and headed over to wait at the train station. In the short walk over we got caught in a mini monsoon downpour - huge, warm raindrops drenched us in minutes, and stopped ...

      Sigiriya to Kandy

      A travel blog entry by anna-mike on Sep 14, 2014

      19 photos

      ... Ella the next morning only to be told they were sold out but to come back early morning to see if they have some then. We'd had enough at that point, so decided to give up and go for a drink. First place we found was ingeniously named The Pub. It was full of tourists and everything was overpriced. We were about to give up and just head back to our room with a bag of crisps and a pineapple when we came across a lovely old colonial building with a courtyard in the middle ...

      Last week in Sri Lanka!

      A travel blog entry by chloepowell123 on Aug 04, 2014

      7 photos

      ... go talk and sing to them. Lionel Richie and Spice girls are a fave. I love the Sri Lankan taste in English music they love cheese and Ronan Keating. Not sure what I'll do if I hear life is a roller coaster once more! On Thursday evening we had our Saree Party! All of us got dressed up in Sarees and did our hair and makeup properly for the first time of being in Sri Lanka! We danced to Sinhala music as also YMCA and superman for the kids which was cute. We also ...