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Royal Palace of Kandy, Kandy
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Compare the different architectural styles displayed by structures within Royal Palace of Kandy, the former residence of royal families. The palace consisted of several parts, including the king’s palace, the royal audience hall, the temple of the tooth, and the queen’s palace. However, having been burned down and rebuilt several times, little of the original complex remains. Today, you can see the temple of the tooth, which serves as the only entrance, and the royal court. It was believed that the temple holds Buddha’s tooth, granting whoever possesses the relic with the divine blessing to rule. For Royal Palace of Kandy and beyond, use our Kandy trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Kandy vacation.
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  • Whilst on a tour to the Temple of the Tooth you can take in this historic old palace which is in the grounds of the Temple and therefore it's included within the entrance fee. The wood carvings on the...  more »
  • Apart from its historical significance, there isn't much to see here. The admission is included in the Tooth Relic temple's one. 
  • Calm place to relax your mind. At the middle of Sri Dalada Maligawa you find this Magul Maduwa. It is very natural