Temple of the Tooth - Sri Lanka

The Temple of the Tooth is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy and is famous of the relic of the tooth of Buddha.   The relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country.  Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a UNESCO world heritage site mainly because of the temple.  Flowers are the main offering at the temple and the street outside the temple if lined with flower vendors.