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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...more
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Temple of Scared Tooth Relic is the most iconic and visited place in Kandy. This is known as one of the key Buddhist Heritage places in the country which has the scared tooth relic of the Lord Buddha. This is known as the former palace...More
The setting is lovely and the story behind the temple is interesting but once inside it was so crowded and chaotic we actually couldn't see very much. I was swept along in the crush and have to say that I couldn't really enjoy it as...More
Nice to visit whilst in Kandy but disappointed we were not told in advance that we could not actually see the tooth relic unless we waited for another 3 hours as it is only opened at ceremony times, when the queue's would be horrendous. I...More
The most venerated sacred place in Sri Lanka, in the picturesque Kandy city, just 72 miles from Colombo to the center hills of Sri Lanka, reached by road as well as railway. The colorful pageant takes place in every August with dressed elephants in procession...More
We went to Temple of the Tooth early evening, just as the sun was setting which was beautiful. I had looked up the temple info in our travel book but was blown away when we arrived.
The temple and grounds are much bigger than I...More
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Sadly I am not the best qualified to ask. Ishani Sen's advice to avoid Poya days sounds very sound to me, and also to try and avoid weekends and major religious festivals. This I would myself try to do, if and when I... More
Sadly I am not the best qualified to ask. Ishani Sen's advice to avoid Poya days sounds very sound to me, and also to try and avoid weekends and major religious festivals. This I would myself try to do, if and when I have the opportunity to go to Kandy on some future occasion. Despite my own less than perfect first and only visit, I was awestruck and very impressed, and would welcome the chance to contemplate the temple more peacefully.