You can witness one of the most spectacular festivals in the world. The Kandy Esala Perahera is one of the oldest and most colourful festivals in Sri Lanka and Asia. The festival features awe-inspiring dancers; many jewel-encrusted elephants, traditional Kandyan costumes and a myriad of drummers with fire-breathers and musicians around the streets of Kandy. This yearly festival is held during the evenings of July –August for 10 days to honour the Tooth of the Buddha known as the Tooth Relic. The festival starts each day between 7- 8pm and lasts for 2 hours.
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