Rangiri Dambullu Maha Viharaya, Dambulla

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  • You'll see this giant Buddha statue from the main road in Dambulla. The building by the road with the giant Buddha on top is mainly a Bhuddism museum, but serves as a good landmark for the start of...  more »
  • Visited the place while returning from sigriya towards kandy. The temple has a huge Buddha statue and you can climb up to the cave temple from here. There is also a museum here where you can see...  more »
  • One of the main Buddhist temple and archeological site in Sri Lanka.
  • This historic temple dates way back to first century BCE. The structure can be explained as a overhanging rock looming over five enormous caves. When it was made, it was considered as one of the largest and most essential monasteries. The hands of many Kings and rulers have interfered with the temple, but it still stands and screams the history embedded deep inside every crack of it's walls

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