Present home to the Temple of the Tooth Relic, one of the most sacred locations in Sri Lanka, this area is also marks the last capital of Sri Lanka when Sri Lanka was governed by kings. this centralized location has many ancient places that exhibit the art and culture of the past civilizations of Sri Lanka. Kandy was the capital of Sri Lanka when the Dutch and the English attacked. Even though the Kandyan Kingdom managed to thwart off the Dutch attacks, it was not very successful with the English. Because of this, Kandy has an interesting blend of both Sinhala and English architecture mixed together. upcountry is a good place to experience the history of ancient times since Sri Lankan and world ancient history comes together.