FAQ

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Open Hours

  • Open 365 days of the year from 5:30 am to  8:00 pm.
  • During Kandy Esala Perahera & Special Events the time may be defer.

Ceremony

When is the best time to visit the temple ?

  1. Daily Service (Thevava)
    Thevava fixed(service)           Time                                                                                                                      
    Morning Thevava (Alms offered in the Morning- Breakfast) 5.30 a.m. - 7.00 a.m.
    Ninth hour Poojava (Alms offered before Mid day - lunch) 9.30 a.m - 11.00 a.m.
    Evening Thevava (gilanpasa pooja Offered in the evening) 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.
  2. Weekly Service (Nanumura Mangalle)
  • ​Held in Every Wednesday (Saffaron water Festival)
  • Nanumura Mangallaya or the symbolic shmpooing ceremony was a special offering among the offerings done as a mark of respect to the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Festival Connected with Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic)

  1. January : Aluth Shal Mangallaya (New Harvest Festival)

  2. April       : New Year Festival (Sinhala & Hindu New Year)

  3. May        : Vesak Perahera & Upasampada Ceremony (Vesak & Higher Ordination of Monks)

  4. June       : Poson Perahera

  5. July | August : Kandy Esala Perahera (The Grand Pageant) 

  6. November : Karthik Festival (Festival of Lights)

 

 Foreign Ticket Prices

1.SAARC Countries   - 1000 LKR

2.Thailand & Myanmar - 1000 LKR

3.Other Countries - 1500 LKR