Local traditions and culture in Central Province

  • Monks - intergrated in society
    Monks - intergrated in society
    by alycat
  • sri lankan or indian?
    sri lankan or indian?
    by call_me_rhia
  • Local Customs
    by hydronetta

Most Viewed Local Customs in Central Province

  • Emichelle's Profile Photo

    Kandy Perahera.

    by Emichelle Written Mar 27, 2008

    The Kandy Perahera which is a very significant event in Sri Lanka & draws many people local & foreign alike. It happens in Kandy the home to the Dalada Maligawa. The Perahera begins 10 days prior to Poya Day in the month of August ( may sometimes vary). The Start day & time could change just a little bit, cause they look for a "Nekath" good time. Most buddhist customs are performed upon looking at a good time. In the perahera you will see approx 100 elephants, Kandyan Dancers, Fire Walkers, Oriental Drummers and Many more.

    Hope you guys can make it to see the Kandy Perahera at least once in your lifetime. Its amazing.

    Enjoy Sri Lanka !!!

    Related to:
    • Festivals
    • Arts and Culture

    Was this review helpful?

Central Province Hotels

Top Central Province Hotels

Kandy Hotels
303 Reviews - 715 Photos
Nuwara Eliya Hotels
100 Reviews - 221 Photos
Kandy Lake Hotels
See nearby hotels
Kadugannawa Hotels
See nearby hotels
Talawakele Hotels
See nearby hotels
Galewela Hotels
See nearby hotels
Dambulla Hotels
53 Reviews - 158 Photos
Katugastota Hotels
See nearby hotels
Kandapola Hotels
See nearby hotels
Hatton Hotels
1 Review - 13 Photos
Aladeniya Hotels
See nearby hotels
Nawalapitiya Hotels
See nearby hotels
Ampitiya Hotels
See nearby hotels
Kotagala Hotels
See nearby hotels
Gelioya Hotels
See nearby hotels

Instant Answers: Central Province

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

70 travelers online now


Central Province Local Customs

Reviews and photos of Central Province local customs posted by real travelers and locals. The best tips for Central Province sightseeing.
Map of Central Province