Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Golden Temple Of Dambulla Sri Lanka

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The Caves

Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site also sacred pilgrim site for 22 centuries in Sri Lanka situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometres (92 mi) east of Colombo and 72 kilometres (45 mi) north of Kandy. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. 

Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Gautama Buddha and his life. 

The murals cover an area of 2,100 square metres (23,000 sq ft).  There are images of the Lord Buddha and Bodhisattvas, as well as various gods and goddesses.

Opening Time :  07.30 AM -  06.00 PM ( Lunc break closed 12.30 PM)
Entrance Fee : 1500 Srilanka Rupee
How to get there : This Cave 19 km from Sigiriya. There is direct bus you can take from Sigiriya to Dambulla (take 30 minute)
Rule  : Because this is pilgrim site, dress respecfully. In each cave you should take off your shoes. Keep Quiet. Never have yourself photographed posing with the Buddha image in your back.

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