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World Buddhist Museum

Temple Square | Sri Dalada Maligawa, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 234226
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Sri Dalada Maligawa Established the World Buddhist Museum constitutes most adorable exercise in the context of World Buddhism. Awarded Certificate of Excellence in 2016 by TripAdvisor. NOTE : Entry fee is free of charge only for the visitors who buy the Temple Ticket. If you are visit the Museum from outside you have to buy a ticket (Rs. 500)
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Temple Square | Sri Dalada Maligawa, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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+94 81 2 234226
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"different countries"
in 13 reviews
"east asia"
in 2 reviews
"history lovers"
in 3 reviews
"answer questions"
in 2 reviews
"buddhism in sri lanka"
in 4 reviews
"learn how"
in 2 reviews
"under one roof"
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"souvenir shop"
in 3 reviews
"foreign tourists"
in 2 reviews
"nice visit"
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"dont miss"
in 2 reviews
"take your time"
in 3 reviews
"entry fee"
in 3 reviews
"must visit place"
in 3 reviews
"royal palace"
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"the sacred tooth relic"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were pleasantly caught off guard by the caliber of this museum. A very patient and highly informative docent walked us through the entire exhibit, detailing us with knowledge while graciously accepting our 3 children and their prone to hide and seek ways. As lovers...More

Thank scottiedavis
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth taking time to walk around the museum after visiting the Temple of the Tooth. Nicely presented.

Thank DJDunoon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Housing the artifacts and various depictions of the Highs and Lows of Buddhism over the years in all the Buddhist countries. Gives a great insight into the religion and its History.

Thank SatishBabuK
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Summary: Your relative happiness with this museum relates to expectations and how much 500LKR means to you. I got what I wanted out of it, but removing a star only because I think that I don't represent everyone. WHAT THE MUSEUM IS: The museum is...More

1  Thank Mll351
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This place is beautifully done, and has the history and artifacts of Buddhism from all the countries where is it practiced with any significance. Lots to read so take your time and enjoy. All signs and commentary is in English and clearly written.

1  Thank deekay911
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

The museum is full of information about buddhism in different buddhist countries. This is more about buddhist culture & traditions and not about Buddhist Philosophy. There are fascinating replicas of fascinating buddhist pagodas in different countries. You could finish the tour in one hour if...More

1  Thank gold-kitty
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We visited after visiting the temple of the tooth as it is adjoining. We enjoyed the museum. It was particularly interesting seeing how Bhuddism has evolved around the world. There were some beautiful statues and exhibits. Some of the captions were a little dry so...More

Thank Wellingt0n_Traveller
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We spend around 4 hours in this museum. There is a lot to read, videos, pictures and artefacts. It was very informative if you are interested in Buddhism. Bring some time!

Thank Winni073
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum during my visit of the sacred tooth temple in Kandy and I wished I had more time to spend discovering the history of Budism and its various national specificities. Special mention to the very friendly and knowledgeable staff always willing to...More

Thank Frederic B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Loved this Museum! It's located near the Temple of Tooth. The museum teaches you about the birth of Buddhism and how it has grown and practiced throughout Asia. A must for history lovers.

Thank Sar322
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CRUEL K
20 October 2017|
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Response from Uthpala B | Property representative |
SAARC Country ticket price is Rs. 750...
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CRUEL K
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