Kandy Essela Perehara in Sri Lanka

The Kandy Esala Perahera is the most beautiful pageant in Sri Lanka. The Kandy Perahera or the Esala Perahera is one of Sri Lanka’s foremost religious celebrations. It has been recorded that the Perahera was held each year since the arrival of Buddha’s tooth relic to Sri Lanka.

The Dalada Perahera is believed to have begun when the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha was brought to Sri Lanka from India during the 4th century.

If you want to witness biggest cultural event in Sri Lanka, then Kandy Essela Perehara is the event to join.