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World Buddhist Museum

Temple Square | Sri Dalada Maligawa, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 234226
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Temple Square | Sri Dalada Maligawa, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 234226
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a place to learn more wide perspective of Buddhism is geopolitical regions of the world and very educational too.

1  Thank lawc22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is very well organized the content of this museum are very good. Looks like the spend a lot of money designing and organized this exhibitions. It could use a little bit of taking care of it is some parts. Overall is a well...More

Thank Apisek W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Accidentally came into the museum, entrance is included with Tooth Relic Temple ticket. We usually don't like to have guides but this young man had the best attitude, a great smile and just the right information (not too much, not too little) to have a...More

2  Thank Aldume
Reviewed 20 April 2017

If you are deeply interested in the minutia of Buddhism, you may find this museum very interesting. There are separate wings for the different styles and geographic areas of traditional Buddhism.

Thank moniker11
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We went there on 12 April. They were closed stating on the notice that they close from 13-16 April for new year. Guard said thats how it is.

Thank viet56789
Uthpala B, Representative at World Buddhist Museum, responded to this review

at what time you went there? please specific.. guard at which entrance ?

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Curious about buddhism history and its development in asia? This is the place for you. Nice and well arrangered. Interesting to see how different countries try to portray buddhism in their country - i liked how the japanease did their room - less is more...More

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Your ticket to the Temple of the Tooth gets you in here for free, and the place is worth taking time to visit. There is a large amount of information about Buddhism around the world, from which I learned quite a lot, and some interesting...More

Thank WardenRon
Reviewed 27 February 2017

If you are are kinda the one who is religious and has an interest towards history, visit here :) it will provide you details of the religion spread across the world.

Thank Dinali A
Reviewed 21 February 2017

You can enter the museum for free with a ticket to the Temple of the Tooth. It is a well laid-out and well presented collection of Buddhist artifacts grouped by country. We spent more time in here that at the temple! Worth a visit.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

i learnt lot of thing about Buddhism of different countries , different cultures. you can learn how the Buddhism had influence each cultures

Thank Amira K
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