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Address: Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 812 234 226,
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Description: Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී දළදා මාළිගාව) or The Temple of the...
Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී දළදා මාළිගාව) or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex which houses the Relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sinhalese kings and is a UNESCO world heritage site partly due to the temple. The temple which houses the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha is one of the holiest shrines in the entire Buddhist world.
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Very beautiful and interesting temple and grounds. Informative and cultural. Would definitely recommend a visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I personally really enjoyed our visit to the Temple of the Tooth! Steeped in history, the Holy Buddist temple was very informative and welcoming to gain an insight in to the worshipping. We went all through the temple and it is architecturally stunning and beautiful, which all the decorations, artwork and artifacts! I would recommend visiting the temple to anybody,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful and interesting temple and grounds. Informative and cultural. Would definitely recommend a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This is a sprawling temple with intricate designs on walls and ceilings. Very famous worship place for Buddhists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

a must visit in Kandy, we went there while the tooth festival and there were a bit crowded but still in organized. We queue up for 20 mins to see the main hall inside. That's gorgeous! Definitely worth the wait!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Must go place if history lover or need the feel of the place. This place is a holy temple for the Buddhist of Srilanka with lots of history associated to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Good temple with lots of visitors. We had to wait in a long queue to see the actual tooth, but it was worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A wonder deep in the middle of Kandy. Very busy due to the paegent in the evening. Be prepared to wait in line and you will e surrounded by excited locals and offerings. helps you appreciate the culture and the some of the real histrory side of Sri Lanka

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Centrally located, overlooking the beautiful lake. The structure contains a wonderful altar. Tooth can not see why in the protected "safe" of the temple. The place is very nice, there are many faithful, and many tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Must see place in Kandy. You really have to visit this quiet spiritual place when you visit Sri Lanka.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I dont recommend to come here, we were dissapointed. There's nothing to see here. And it was very chaotic inside.

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