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Buddha Temples in Kandy

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Buddha Temples in Kandy

The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.Kandy is a major city in S, located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

Day 1 - Kandy Buddha Temples
Events of the day
Bahiravokanda Temple
Bahiravokanda vihara biuddha statue lies within few meters from Peradeniya is a huge concrete religious monument. It is one of the numerous things to be toured and experienced in Kandy. It will take about 20 minutes to reach the statue from the Police station of Pperadeniya. Travelers enjoy the Buddha statue which is 88 feet in height with the amusement created by the statue. Visitors may have to climb few stairs to this calm and peaceful spot arranged by the Buddhist monks of Sri lanka.

-Entry Price it is 200LKR (1.20€)
-Opened everyday

-Bring some flowers to Buddha, the local population appreciate so much this kind of details

-It is located at 50mins from Kandy by Tuc-tuc, and it takes 20-25 with car or bahn.

-You can also hire a driver for a whole day for 1200LKR (7.5€) per person, being at least 5 people in the group for moving from Kandy or Nuwara Eliya.


Temple of the Tooth
Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka It is located in the royal palace complex of the former kingdom of Kandy, which houses therelic of the tooth of the Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country.

-Entry Price for the temple is 1000LKR (6€) +DVD present.
-Free entry to the praying gardens, and reclining Buddha.
-Open every day from 5:00 to 21:00
-Short sleeves not allowed!
-Bring some flowers to Buddha.
-Interact with the monks, they really want to give you energy, advice and help for your inner and spiritual peace.


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Néstor Dimitrie

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Location Sri Lanka, Kandy
Categories Culture, history & ruin trips
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