Dalada Maligawa


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June 7th 2006
Published: August 22nd 2006
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The Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth in English) used to be a royal palace, and is now a Buddhist temple, where a tooth relic of the Lord Buddha is kept. The relic is stored inside a gold casket and kept under lock and key. Every evening, the room is opened for the public to view the golden casket - thousands of people gather here to get a glimpse...

We went to the Temple at night, it was the first time i had seen it all lit up and it was beautiful.


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Temple of the ToothTemple of the Tooth
Temple of the Tooth

A small part of the Temple/Palace by night
Inside the TempleInside the Temple
Inside the Temple

Beautiful gold statues donated to the Temple by different countries like Thailand etc
Ceiling detailCeiling detail
Ceiling detail

I love this ceiling so I had to show you all :)


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