A magnificent sight, well worth a visit. The caves and temple are very well preserved and maintained. Certainly worth a couple of hours of the trip.
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This place is worth a visit. but beware with the monkeys.don't you dare bring some lotus flowers or any food on your way to the temple, just to be safe.
Tourists are just that, they come they see they rush off. Places like this, IMHO are best kept for the reverent believers who come with faith, respect and offerings. Visitors are not permitted to wear footwear and some may find this extremely difficult on one's...More
First off, there's some confusion about cost of Dambulla online (and outdated information). When we were there, there was no longer an entry fee to Dambulla. We asked our driver to be sure, and he said they were no longer charging a fee. So that's...More
The golden temple and the cave temples are an absolute must see! The main entrance is right on the main road through Dambulla so you cannot miss them. Entrance to the cave temples is free (guide books tell you its 1500 rupees - this is...More
Well worth the climb to view some amazing Statues of Buddha. Best seen with the help of a knowledgeable guard, the history of the site is worth investing in a good Guide.
The Golden Temple of Dambulla is a cave Buddhist temple of the IX century BC., carved into a rock, with numerous statues of Buddha. The stone temple of the Sleeping Buddha is the largest cave temple in South Asia. This temple is a sacred place...More