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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  • It is not one of the famous Buddhist temples one will fin listed among the tourist attractions of Sri lanka. However, i believe this is a treasure that you would be lucky and happy to discover. It is ...  more »
  • may have ridden past this if we werent careful but its an amazing huge rock carving of buddha that is 2000 years old and a cave temple as well. A def do!!  more »
  • 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 »

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