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Dambulla

Sri Lanka ( Around India )
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Dambulla is categorised as Heritage / Lakeside


Dambulla Cave Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)
Dambulla Cave Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)
Dambulla Cave Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)
Kandalama Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Dambulla is a town in Central Province of Sri Lanka renowned for the largest and best preserved cave temple complex of Sri Lanka
  • It is the centre of vegetable distribution in the country.
  • The area boasts of the largest rose quartz mountain range in South Asia, and the Iron wood forest
  • Dambulla is also from where one can visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Know It
  • Ibbankatuwa prehistoric burial site near Dambulla cave temple complexes is the latest archaeological site of significant historical importance found in Dambulla, which is located within 3 kilometers of the cave temples providing evidence of the presence of indigenous civilisations long before the arrival of Indian influence on the Island nation.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Colombo (160 kms)

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Destination Ideas

  • Travel to Sri Lanka – Summary in a nutshell
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Dambulla Cave Temple is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains.There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage, Caves
    1
    Kandalama lake is a lakeside at 10 kms from Dambulla where a number of lakeside resorts are situated
    Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir
    10

Destinations within reach from Dambulla

  • Sigiriya ( 20 Km )

    Sigiriya today is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. It is one of the best preserved examples of more

  • Kandy ( 72 Km )

    Sri Lanka's hill capital is, perhaps, its most beautiful town. It is 488 metres above sea level, more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Dambulla, Central

January
29°C / 21°C
February
31°C / 21°C
March
34°C / 22°C
April
36°C / 24°C
May
34°C / 25°C
June
32°C / 24°C
July
33°C / 24°C
August
34°C / 24°C
September
35°C / 24°C
October
33°C / 23°C
November
31°C / 22°C
December
29°C / 22°C

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Nearest Airport in Dambulla
  • Bandaranaike International Airport ( CMB ) , Colombo-160 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Dambulla from Major Cities.
Road Day Bus Overnight Bus Day Train Overnight Train Flight Waterways
Bangalore
Chennai
Cochin (Ernakulam)
Hyderabad
Mumbai
New Delhi

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