Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy

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A World Heritage Site, Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic plays home to one of Buddhism's most important relics, the tooth of the Buddha himself. Originally constructed in 1595, the temple played a key role in the nation's history, as local tradition held that the right to rule to country lay with the one who possessed the Buddha relic. You can enter the main hall of the temple and admire its vaulted ceilings and columned hallways adorned with golden statues of elephants, likenesses of the Buddha, and scenes from his life. Though you can't actually see the tooth itself, you'll get a chance to observe the gold casket that encloses it. Afterwards, you can wander the rest of the temple complex and discover its array of shrines, halls, and displays. Plan my trip to Kandy with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • Considered as a sacred temple complex containing the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha, Shri Dalada Maligawa also known as Palace of sacred tooth. This temple is a must visit for every... 
    Considered as a sacred temple complex containing the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha, Shri Dalada Maligawa also known as Palace of sacred tooth. This temple is a must visit for every...  more »
  • In my opinion it’s best to go to the temple in the evening around 6:30pm at dusk. The temples lights up and you get to witness the ceremonies in the temple. It was a great experience and culturally... 
    In my opinion it’s best to go to the temple in the evening around 6:30pm at dusk. The temples lights up and you get to witness the ceremonies in the temple. It was a great experience and culturally...  more »
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  • ‘Dalada Maligawa’, Temple of the Tooth Relic is located in the Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Lord Buddha. It’s a world Heritage site, mainly due to the temple and the relic also the Kandy lake. Faces with a beautiful view and with the lake breeze it’s an amazing place to be. Such a calm place when there’s less crowd. It feels good both mentally and physically to be in that magical place.
  • Dalada Maligawa’, Temple of the Tooth Relic is located in the Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Lord Buddha. It’s a world Heritage site, mainly due to the temple and the relic also the Kandy lake. Faces with a beautiful view and with the lake breeze it’s an amazing place to be. Such a calm place when there’s less crowd. It feels good both mentally and physically to be in that magical place

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