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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  • I had arrived at my guest house late afternoon and after being on the train for most of the day i decided to walk the 4 kms to Dhowa Rock temple. The road was quite busy with traffic and i arrived at ...  more »
  • It is said that King walagamba had been hiding near Dowa Temple during the enemy invasions. There is a cave entrance which is closed now, but folklore relates that it is connected to a secret undergro...  more »
  • It was located in dowa area and had calm surround. It has a big historical value. Include old temple and stone stature.  more »
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