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 is a UNESCO designated World Heritage site and millions of Buddhist from whole over the world visit this place annualy.
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.
Museum Of Raja (The Maligawa Tusker)
This small museum was built to commemorate the service of the Raja elephant.