Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa

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  • Address: Palace Square, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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  • Timings: 05:30 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 81-2234226
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa - Review

The Temple of the Scared Tooth Relic constitutes the premier Buddhist Institution of Sri Lanka and remains the cynosure of the world Buddhist and is a great tourist attraction. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and has been a political epicenter since centuries. The temple claims to enclose the tooth of Lord Buddha after his cremation In India.

There are a number of structures and monuments in and around Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Tooth building complex like Mahawahalkada (The main entrance), Moat, Pattirippuwa (Octagon), Handun kunama, Golden canopy, New Palace, Royal Palace of Kandy, National Museum of Kandy, Old courts building, Kandy Lake, Biso ulpen ge (Queens bath), Diyathilaka mandapaya and the Udawatta Kele Sanctuary.

The annual pageant (Esala Perahera) constitutes the greatest religious festival of Sri Lanka which attracts thousands of pilgrims as well as tourists from all over the world.

The UNESCO heritage site of the Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic set at the prime of Sri Lanka is constantly buzzing with tourists. If you are on a lookout to buy tickets for the Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic, you will find none and the tickets for the Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic listed in the tours section come with a guided tour. While the Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic tickets are free, booking tickets for Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic along with a guide comes with a nominal price but offers you an amazing experience complete with information. Go through the Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic ticket prices before booking.

Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa Information

  • Online ticket booking is available.
  • It is a religious place, so try to keep intact the sanctity of the place and make way for the local devotees.
  • It is best to be full clad while visiting the shrine.
  • Remove your footwear before entering but it is advisable to wear the socks so as to avoid your feet from burning.
  • Rituals are performed thrice during the entire day, at dawn, at noon and at evenings which are worth observing.

How To reach Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa by Public Transport

  • You can hire a three-wheeler which is called a tuk-tuk. Walking is also recommended as all the attractions are close to each other.

Restaurants Near Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa

  • Flower Song Restaurant
  • Senani restaurant
  • KFC-chicken wings

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TripHobo Highlights for Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa

  • Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa Address: Palace Square, Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa Contact Number: 81-2234226
  • Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa Timing: 05:30 am - 08:00 pm
  • Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa(preferred time): 09:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Time required to visit Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa

  • 95% of people who visit Kandy include Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa in their plan

  • 30.04% of people start their Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

62.53% of people prefer walking in order to reach Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa

People normally club together British Garrison Cemetery and Natha Devales while planning their visit to Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa, Kandy Reviews

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  • A must visit of a lifetime when you are in Sri Lanka. The sacred temple of tooth. The temple is built is ancient Buddhist architecture and is a testimony to preserving the sacred tooth relic so religiously precious to the local to the people of Sri Lanka. We were lucky to visit the temple during the auspicious Pooja ceremony, which is a sight to behold. The music and austerities are magical. One of the most sacred and beautiful Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka.

  • Entrance fee is around 3000 per person. With that you can visit the tooth relict and some exhibitions. If you are in Kandy you should check it out but I would not go on purpose to kandy to visit it as a tourist. In order to enter you need long pants for men as well and you should take off your shoes. The exhibition are nice but not great. One that I really enjoyed showed the story of the tooth in 20 paintings with a short explanation. This was very educational. The tooth relic you can not see only the shrine around it. After the visit of the building you can hang out in a pavilion like building with a very relaxed atmosphere.

  • This is the temple tooth relic of lord Buddha. One of the world heritage places you must visit in my country. Highly sacred place worshipped amongst Buddhist all around the world. Dress appropriately. Otherwise security will give you some cloths to cover up

  • The temple of the tooth is really impressive and attracts lots of pilgrims and tourists. I was touched by the crowd dressed in white holding flowers and other offerings. Unfortunately there is really a crowd and a big queue to get close to the chamber where the sacred relic is. From time to time it is closed. We had to wait for some time when it closed just as we were almost there. Then we were rushed and could only glance through a little window. Only locals with special permission are allowed inside the chamber

  • A very temple with Buddha Tooth Relic. Great experience. The Temple is very old and sacred. You will have an amazing experience. Offer the white flowers you get outside the temple. The entry is fee for local . Indians need to pay rs. 1000 and others rs.1500 local money.

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