Regarded as one of the most beautiful universities in the world, and the most beautiful and coolest university in Sri Lanka, the university of Peradeniya spans almost 70 hectares of land. The clean atmosphere and large number of beautiful green trees make it a paradise on earth. You get gorgeous views of the sky, forests, and Mahaweli River. Well-known for its surrounding nature, the campus is situated at the bottom of Hanthana mountain range.
The university has many different faculties covering almost all the fields. Including three teaching hospitals for medicine, dental and veterinary science and many other academic and research centers and units.
The Peradeniya University has many unique features in addition to its picturesque setting. Out of all the universities in Sri Lanka, Peradeniya has the largest number of students residing in the campus. Out of the nine faculties, three faculties are unique to Peradeniya: the Faculties of Veterinary Medicine, Dental Science and Allied Health Sciences are the only such faculties in the Sri Lankan university system.
The main library in the University of Peradeniya is the biggest such library in the national university system.
Sarachchandra Open-Air Theatre is a theatre located in the University of Peradeniya and is a another unique feature of the university.
This beautiful University is located 8km away from the historical city of Kandy, and is approximately 1 hour away from the Amaya Bungalow in Kandy.