Sunday, July 29, 2018

Sacred City of Kandy | Sri Lanka

Kandy is a mountain city in Sri Lanka. was home to the Sinhalese kings from 1592 to 1815. It is also the site of Sri Dalada Maligawa, also called the Temple of the Tooth, as a special container holds a tooth of the Buddha. Over the years, the relic came to be very important politically; the belief was that the holder of the sacred tooth was the one who would have power over the Buddhist population.

Sacred City of Kandy is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

thx SL!


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