Kandy situated in the central province of Sri Lanka is located 105 km from the Bandaranaike International Airport. It is a beautiful hill station and the second largest city and the hill capital of the country. It is the home of the Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic and the last royal capital. Today Kandy is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the important cities that belong to the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. Kandy is bursting with cultural attractions and places of tourist appeal; the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth Relic), Royal Botanical Gardens, Historical Temples, The Old Royal Palace compound, Museum, Forest Reserves, Local Arts & Crafts and plenty of shopping; but the jewel in the crown is the Annual Grand Esala Perahera that takes the streets of Kandy featuring the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha. Watch the Chieftains, Dancers, Musicians, Decorated Elephants, Jugglers, Acrobats, and Singers all following the revered procession.