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The Golden Temple, Dambulla

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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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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  • 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.
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  • 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 »
  • 这是一个建立在岩石山的石窟。来到了这里,基本上你就对兰卡的宗教面貌有了初步的了解。山上的景色非常不错你甚至可以远眺狮子岩。你需要攀爬一些距离才能到达石窟寺,并且存放鞋子需要50卢比/人。注意不要随便接近猴子,这里的猴子很有攻击性,被猴子挠了一下。 
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