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This is Official Website of UNESCO World Heritage Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa

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This is Official Website of UNESCO World Heritage Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa

The sacred Temple of Tooth is a world renowned place of worship where theleft canine tooth of the Lord Buddha is placed. This holy place, which is venerated by local and foreign devotees every day, was named as a world heritage in 1988 by UNESCO

The Temple of Tooth at the final location of the Sacred Kandy is Tooth (Left Canine) of the Buddha, which was brought to Sri Lanka during the reign of King Kirtisri Megahavanna (301-328) by Prince Danta and Princess Hemamala from the kingdom of Kalinga, India. It became the paladium of the Sri Lankan Kings and was preciously guarded in a special Shrine built within the precincts of the royal palace, wherever the capital was located. The ruins of such edifices remain in ancient capitals of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambabeniya, Yapahuwa, Kurunegala, Kotte and Gampola, while at Kandy, the last capital, the Sacred Tooth Relic Temple continues to be the greatest Shrine that receives the utmost veneration of the Buddhist world.

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Most popular temple in Kandy to visit
David
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This is the one of the place one must visit. Amazing architect and beautiful built Buddhist temple. It is huge and many sections in the temple. I had a great experience.
Holidaymad
A must do in Kandy
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Our driver/guide took us to the 6:30pm pooja ceremony which was the perfect timing as it was very atmospheric, with the light fading and the temple coming alive with the ceremony.
Highly recommended to visit
Tim Lawson
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Fascinating place to visit, this UNESCO World Heritage site contains a lot of religious artefacts and sacred places. Highly recommended to visit when you are in Kandy. Note that you have to go through airport style security to get into the site.
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Covid 19 Update

Special Notice For Devotees

When you are visiting Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of The Sacred Tooth Relic) Please adhere to the Corona Virus prevention measures instructed by the health authorities. Wash your hands, wear a face mask, and maintain one meter distance always with discipline. Once the worshiping is over please be kind enough to exit without unnecessary loitering.
Blessings of the Sacred Tooth Relic!

බැතිමතුන් වෙත කාරුණික නිවේදනයයි

ශ්‍රී දන්ත ධාතූන් වහන්සේ වැඳ පුදා ගැනීම සඳහා ශ්‍රී දළදා මාලිගාවට ඇතුල්වීමේ දී, ඔබ සහ ඔබ සමග පැමිණෙන සියළු දෙනා, කොරෝනා රෝග නිරෝධායනය සම්බන්ධයෙන් සෞඛ්‍ය අංශ පනවා ඇති නීති රීති වලට අනුගතව

දෑත් සෝදාගෙන මුව ආවරණ පැළඳගෙන මීටරයක දුර පරතරය ආරක්ෂා කොටගෙන සංවරව හා සන්සුන්ව දළදා වහන්සේ වැඳ පුදාගෙන අනවශ්‍ය ලෙස ප්‍රමාද නොවී මාලිගා පරිශ්‍රයෙන් පිටවන මාර්ගයෙන් පිටවීමට කාරුණික වන්න.ඔබ සැමට දළදා සමිඳු රැකවරණයි!

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