For those who love art and architecture, Dambulla in Sri Lanka is the place to explore. There are a lot of things to do in Dambulla, aside from remaining there. You might want to make it a day trip to this historical paradise, from Kandy, which is about 70 km from there. The place is worth a visit though, just for the dazzling sculptures and paintings that you will see in this little town.
Dambulla is famous for being the largest and best-preserved cave temple in Sri Lanka. The place is also famous for Dambulla International Stadium that was built in a record time of 167 days. You will also find plenty of beautiful places to visit in Dambulla. The cave is believed to be 2700 years old as estimated from the skeletons of prehistoric Sri Lankans.
From exploring caves to getting a ‘taste’ of the local culture and heritage, there are a lot of things that you can do once you are in Dambulla. So, let’s get started on the virtual tour of what this place steeped in history is all about.
- Dambulla Cave Temple: Explore The Caves
- Sigiriya Rock: Soak In The magnificence
- Minneriya National Park: Spot Elephant Herds
- Buddhist Museum: Attain Peace At The Museum of Wall Paintings
- Pidurangala Rock: Climb Up For An Amazing Dawn
- Popham’s Arboretum: Discover The Crudeness Of Nature
- Traditional Foods Sales Centre: Explore Culinary Flavours
- Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre: Communicate With Farmers
- Kalu Diya Pokuna: Absorb Nature vibes