Dambulla - World Heritage

Dambulla cave temple, Dambulla rock, Dambulla

Dambulla is a large commercial town situated in the north of Matale District, Central Province of Sri Lanka. And also Dambulla is the second largest populated and urbanized center after Matale in the Matale District. It is situated 148 km north-east from Colombo. The most famous attractions in Dambulla are the ancient rock cave temples. The Golden Rock Cave Temples is also one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. Dambulla city is a famous tourist destination with a lot of splendorous sites such as,

·         The cave temples
·         Ironwood forest
·         Rose Quartz Mountain
·         Megalithic cemetery together with comfortable hotel facilities.
Most famous Dambulla golden rock temple and cave temple: As mentioned earlier, Rock temple and the cave temple are the most famous sites in Dambulla. Both the temple and cave are located at the same place, so that is why both them called as same name. There are more than 80 documentary caves around this area; from all those only five caves are most attractive which contain statues and paintings.

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