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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
I visited this temple as part of my Intrepid tour. Very lovely place to look at and contains a very good room full of pictures and stories to read. The temple itself is very pretty and the garden areas are lovely. Seeing the locals coming...More
Everyone should visit this place, don't miss it , Kandy is one of most attractive city in Sri Lanka and because of the Dalada Maligawa , just ignore the Poya days or public holidays to avoid big crowd.
This temple was dedicated to the tooth relic of the Buddha. It's not huge but is nicely decorated with gold leafed ceiling fixtures and vault doors. It also has a series of historical paintings with captions detailing the history of the temple and the tooth....More
Not sure why this temple is rated so high. You pay $10+ to get into the area that houses the tooth and all you see is a picture of the stupa that houses it and a small door behind which that lays. The grounds do...More
Went here on a private tour with a guide and it was great. We were given a complete tour lasting about 2 hours, not rushed and plenty of time to take photographs. The guide was really good and informative ( he was optional and well...More
Don’t get me wrong, the buildings, temples and general sacred nature of this place are beautiful. There’s clearly a lot of history and interesting background to the architecture and relics. HOWEVER, it’s not cheap (1500 rupees), and we received absolutely no information/no map/no audio guide....More