Kandy, the second capital city in Sri Lanka, has an enchanting and a majestic history that is so unique and captivating with its breathtakingly beautiful, ancient architecture and many other historical monuments. Sightseeing can include visits to the Kandy Botanical Gardens and the Temple of the Tooth Relic which are among the many things that one can experience in this imperial citadel. Shopping at the Kandy City Centre, the most modern commercial and shopping complex in Sri Lanka is one of the main attractions that one can enjoy whilst staying in Kandy. This Shopping Centre has many flagship stores, with banks, a variety of restaurants, a number of local and international garment shops. The Kandy City Center is located within very close proximity to the Secret Hotels, which is considered to be a boutique luxury hotel in Kandy.

Kandy is one of the best places to shop in Sri Lanka, as there are many collections of items that are authentic and truly Sri Lankan. These products draw inspiration from Kandy and its environs such as local temple paintings, traditional motifs, cross stitch works and beadworks. These is a variety of local shops around the city, that offers a variety of items such as casual clothing, evening and party wear, traditional attire, accessories, souvenirs, beautiful jewelry and so much more that is unique to Kandy. Additionally jewellery with precious and semi-precious gemstones can also be found when touring this magnificent cultural hotspot in the hills.

Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+