Dambulla Rock Cave Temple

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Dambulla rock cave temple is the largest and the best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. It has more than 80 documented caves which contain statues and paintings from as early as 1st century BC depicting the life of Lord Buddha.

Dambulla Cave temple is famous for:

  • Paintings that spread over 5 caves
  • A 14m statue of Lord Buddha,
  • Ceiling walls covered with over 1500 paintings

Distance from hotel: 20km

Travel time: 20 minutes  from hotel

Open: 07:30am to 07:30pm

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