Dhowa Rock Temple, Badulla

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The highlight of Dhowa Rock Temple is a very tall statue of the Buddha, carved in the rock face and apparently unfinished. The cave shrine features Buddhist murals. Locals claim a secret tunnel stretches from the temple to Kandy, located almost 120 km (75 mi) away. Make Dhowa Rock Temple part of your personalized Badulla itinerary using our Badulla trip tool .
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  • August 9, 2017
    The Dhowa Rock Buddhist Cave Temple is 2160 years old! It is completely situated in a rock cave The beautiful and colorful paintings in the cave are of 16th Century. Outside there is a huge standing B...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    Among the carved Buddha and paintings, this temple is a little hidden gem. The lovely guardian, us was explaining some things, excavated in the rock Temple imposes and enchants with its mural frescos painted some raw rock. To Crown the visit a Buddha carved into the rock of a few meters of height. 100% recommended
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  • June 18, 2017
    This is a good place to see the historical view of Ella town. Except Rawana Lena most of the other sites in Ella built by British government. But this place give you an very good idea how the place im...  more »

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