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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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The morning ceremony was a highlight of our trip.
The temple was well looked after. The business of the ceremony was managed very well by staff there.
It was such a moving experience, I was quiet emotional being in such a sacred place.
A Very spiritual, sacred place of Buddhists of all over the world. We went there before 9.30 am so we could join with daily ceremony and make sure to wear long trousers. Sacred tooth of Buddhas remain there . Temple complex is amazing and huge,...More
This place is packed its the most sacred place in Sri Lanka and has to be visited. To get a close up picture you will have to queue for hours but for a quick glimpse go with the masses. The actual building is far more...More
We enjoyed our visit to the temple. Very clean and well maintained. It was very busy in the morning time when we went with the locals and we nearly took 45min to enter the main temple. It was weekend so that can also be the...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.