The temple of the sacred tooth relic or the Dalada maligawa has to be the greatest Buddhist shrine in Sri lanka. Since Kandy was the capital of ancient Sri lanka from 1592 to 1815, reigned by many great Kings. The temple opined as the heart of the Kandy city. The sacred tooth relic was received to Sri lanka about 16 centuries ago. The other tooth relic is believed to be placed in the Somawthi Dagoba. King Wimladarmasooriya who reigned during 1592- 1603 A.D supposed to build a 2 storied building to place the sacred tooth relic. King Wimaadarmasuriya 2 (1686-1706) made the complex into a 3 storied.