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Fa Hien Caves, Kalutara

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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  • it appears that humans had been in these caves from some 37,000 years ago-the oldest prehistoric caves so far discovered on the Island. Further excavations are been done. there is a large reclining Bu...  read more »
  • The name of the cave is derived from the name of the Chinese mahayana buddhist priest " Fa- Hsien" who visited the cave in the 5th century. Excavation has proved that these caves were inhabited by pre...  read more »
  • This is situated about 68 KM from Colombo (With in Kalutara District) the nearest town is called Bulathsinhala. This place is called Pahiyangala Cave. Some where in 399 AD a Chinese Buddhist monk had ...  read more »
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