Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Load Buddha)


Sri Dalada Maligawa
Front view of the Sri Dalada Maligawa

Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy is the most prominent and sacred Buddhist shrine in Sri Lanka, even in the world. This historic temple houses one of the tooth relic of Load Buddha. Sri Lankana buddhist believe that there are two tooth relics of Load Buddha are in Sri Lanka. The second one is believed in Somawathiya Dageba in Polonnaruwa District.

Sri Dalada Maligawa
Sri Dalada Maligawa - Pahala Maluwa

Sri Dalada Maligawa
Sri Dalada Maligawa- Pahala Maluwa

Sri Dalada Maligawa is a UNESCO designated World Heritage site and millions of Buddhist from whole over the world visit this place annualy.

Sri Dalada Maligawa
Sri Dalada Maligawa - Ihala Maluwa

Sri Dalada Maligawa
Sri Dalada Maligawa - Ihala Maluwa

The annual Asela Perahera ( Usually schedule in July- August) in each year attracts large devotees and tourist to Kandy city. This procession has a long history and very colorful event, where you can see many Sri Lankan cultural items.

Sri Dalada Maligawa
Sri Dalada Maligawa

Sri Dalada Maligawa
Sri Dalada Maligawa

Sri Dalada Maligawa
Sri Dalada Maligawa

Sri Dalada Maligawa
Sri Dalada Maligawa

Sri Dalada Maligawa
Sri Dalada Maligawa

Museum Of Raja (The Maligawa Tusker)

Museum Of Raja
Sri Dalada Maligawa

This small museum was built to commemorate the service of the Raja elephant.

Museum Of Raja
Sri Dalada Maligawa

Degaldoruwawa Raja Maha Viharaya

Degaldoruwawa Raja Maha Viharaya

This hidden gem of art is located close to Lewella, Kandy and it is not far away from city center. Read more about   Degaldoruwawa Raja Maha Viharaya »

Embekke Devalaya

Embekke Devalaya

Embekke Devalaya is the best place in Sri lanka, may be in the world to see the finest wood carving work. Read more about   Embekke Devalaya »