Tourist destination Dambulla Rock Temple – Sri Lanka
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Tourist destination Dambulla Rock Temple – Sri Lanka


Dambulla Rock Temple  also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka. Dambulla has been a sacred place  since  the 2nd  century BC. It has been given the name of  golden temple  as its  gilded interior. This Rock Temple is the largest  and best preserved cave  temple complex  in Sri Lanka. There are about  80 caves in surrounding areas. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves which contain both statues and paintings related to the life of Lord Buddha and his life.  There are  total of  over 150 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of gods and goddess. The latter 4 include two statues of Hindu gods, Vishnu and Ganesh. Near Dambulla has a wealth of luxury hotel accommodation.  Dambulla is only 18 kms  away from Sigiriya which offers numerous luxury boutiques as well as deluxe hotels.   It is interesting to see the monkeys  which are abound  near the temple.

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