The Golden Temple, Dambulla
Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
Visit the ancient complex of The Golden Temple, a series of cave temples and a World Heritage Site. Step 22 centuries back in time as you explore the caves, carved in the side of the 150 m (492 ft) tall Dambulla Rock, overlooking the surrounding flatlands. Roaming the historic place of worship, you’ll encounter 157 statues, most of which are of Buddha, as well as countless vibrant murals depicting scenes from the life of the founder of Buddhism. Plan your The Golden Temple visit and explore what else you can see and do in Dambulla using our Dambulla trip itinerary maker.
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Объект рекомендован для посещения. Интересен не только своей атмосферой и с точки зрения религии, но и в архитектурном плане. Очень необычное и красивое сооружение в скале.Object is recommended to visit. Is interesting not only for its atmosphere and in terms of religion, but also in the architectural plan. Very unusual and beautiful building in rock.show original
The Golden temple is located on top of the hill. So there is a bit of climbing and there are no options like cable car or trolley car for aged/specially able people. The temple is huge and again a lot... read more »
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