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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

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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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| Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 812 234 226
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 April 2008

We had a wonderful holiday in Sri Lanka with our trip guide, but amongst all the very beautiful places we went the tooth temple has to be one of the highlights of the trip. It was enlightening and very special to see the temple, we...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2014

I am not Buddhist however I appreciate visiting places of worship when I travel and believe I do so with quiet respect. The Temple of the Tooth was a place recommended, especially the evening service. We arrived at 6.30pm suitably dressed only to have our...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visit the temple and all museums around the temple. Take a guide of you want to know about the temple history. The temple is opened to public several times in the day. Start around 8 am. See everything and come back to temple for the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are in Kandy it is an obligation . The temple is a big site and it takes time to walk around and visit it. It is rather busy .. Dont be afraid to push away the guides who want to take ypu around....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You must visit this temple if you go to srilanka... it is one of the most beautiful and sacred place... very clean and well maintained.. and very photogenic.

Thank ninu20
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place to be around. Only negative is they charge too much Entry Fees for Foreigners, which I believe should not be there in a temple.

Thank dharmeshpatel
Reviewed 2 days ago

You don't get to see the Sacred Tooth but the temple is very impressive. It was busy (especially locals) but manageable. Probably helps to have a guide. The gardens outside are very pleasant.

Thank WymeswoldOFB
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the opportunity to visit this very important temple and found it impressive in many ways but more important it was a spiritual experience. By sheer luck I found a guide just outside the complex, an elderly gentleman that with good English skills guided...More

Thank Ikemx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visit this place frequently.calm environment.when we enter to this place and when walking inside it feel very free to mind.it gives freedom to our spirits.

Thank Chanaka L
Reviewed 2 days ago

A temple dedicated to Buddha. Ticketing is convenient and reasonably priced. Good place to find peace and calm. The museum gives great knowledge of history.

Thank NikhilJ600
Reviewed 2 days ago

a ancient temple with the tooth of the buddha. Be prepared for long lines and only a few seconds in front of the relic

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Also called Sri Dalada Maligawa is a world heritage where the tooth relic of Loard Buddha is stored. It’s originally the palace of the king in Kandyan era. A place with history and master pieces of architecture. Best avoid poya and weekends if you need...More

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9 August 2018|
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Response from BGarde | Reviewed this property |
If you are going inside you must cover your shoulders and knees
14 May 2018|
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Response from Thiraj P | Reviewed this property |
there is no religion restrictions. anyone can enter their. but please make sure that you have been wore a suitable dress before you entering.