Holidays in Dambulla
Home to the famous Dambulla Cave Temple, the city of Dambulla provides the inquisitive traveller with historical adventures and spectacular sights in a region UNESCO has declared 'The Cultural Triangle'. A Dambulla holiday surrounds the traveller with a unique air of mysticism and cultural riches with the Ibbankatuwa prehistoric burial site being the latest archaeological site of significant importance providing evidence of the presence of indigenous civilisations long before the arrival of Indian influence on the island.
Thought to be inhabited from as early as the 7th century BC the city of Dambulla hides one too many wonders. Among them the most famous is the Dambulla Cave Temple, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site standing as the largest and best preserved cave temple in Sri Lanka containing ancient statues and paintings depicting Lord Buddha and his life. Other main sites and attractions to explore while on a holiday to Dambulla include the Iron Wood Forest and the Rose Quartz Maountaing Range
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