Temple of the Tooth
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In about 20 minutes we walked from our hotel to the
In 1998 the temple was badly damaged by a massive truck bomb (attack by LTTE, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam). Due to this attack there are stringent security checks. Because of restoration work there is hardly any evidence left of the attack.
Visiting the temple complex was very impressive. Especially looking at hundreds of Buddhists praying and offering flowers.
The Sri Dalada museum (part of the complex) is interesting too. Unfortunately it is not allowed to take pictures inside the museum.
After visiting the temple complex we had lunch and walked around in the city centre of
After this we treated ourselves with a Ayurvedic body massage.