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TravelPod Member ReviewsSwiss Residence Kandy
An old style hotel with good sized, comfortable, air conditioned rooms. The food is good and the staff are very helpful and do their best to please. Wi Fi is available at extra charge. It works but the speed is fairly slow.
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... who promised he wasn't touting us and also promised the show was a one off special event of which the president of Sri Lanka would be attending. How wrong we were, as it seemed every white person in Kandy turned up tickets in hand to some Red Cross shelter with a makeshift stage at the front. If you are partial to an hour of bongo drumming and uncoordinated dancing then it would be 500RS well spent. It wasn't really for us, although the other Brits lapped ...
... included and lovely hosts meant it was a relaxing venue. We ended up having 2 nights here with a night in Sigiriya inbetween.
Much of Kandy was hectic and vibrant during our visit due to the Dalada Perahara and Escala festival at the Temple of the Tooth. This temple was fun to visit, buzzing with people offering flowers and prayers to the Buddhas and teeming with intrigued tourists. The surrounding Kandy mountains provide ...
... headed up the stairs. A win for daveandjenna. The Frescos are housed in a long sheltered gallery in the sheer walls of the rock. The paintings consist of figures of buxom women with tiny waists adorned with jewellery. It is believed that these paintings represent aspects of Tara, a bodhisattva and one of the most important figures in Tantric Buddhism. Their protected spot means these paintings are in exceptionally good condition with their colours still glowing. ...