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Address: Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94-66-228-3606
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One not to miss but walk slowly!

We visited on a stinking hot, humid day so we're very sweaty by the time we got yo the top? Need to be pretty fit and/ or take it slow as it's quite a strenuous walk up many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Brisbane, Australia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited on a stinking hot, humid day so we're very sweaty by the time we got yo the top? Need to be pretty fit and/ or take it slow as it's quite a strenuous walk up many steps- our calves were sore for 2 days afterwards. A great view from the top and the Buddha filled caves are magnificent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visiting Dambulla an important holy place in Sri Lanka should not be missed! At the foot of the cave temples stands this modern GoldenTemple completed in 2000. These 5 separate caves contain about 150 stunning Buddha statues & paintings. Some of Sri Lanka's most important religious art was first created here over 2000 years ago. The place is absolutely beautiful!

Thank Karina K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple caves were interesting however I made a pretty big mistake. I didn't get a guide to explain the background story of the temple caves to me. We have come from Anuradhapura where we spent a 7 hours walking around temples and stupas and it was pure magic, that was because of the guide we had. My favorite thing... More 

Thank James B
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A place with a historicall value bound with some ancient stories. One of the main historical temples relate with kings times in the Country. You need to climb up on a rock to be to the Temple surrounded with beautifull sceneries of the nature. This is a sacred place and so you have to give the due respect.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bit a trek up to hill but nice to see it and you can spot some monkeys around ;-) As all attractions in sri Lanka overpriced (1500 ruppe )

Thank Enley6
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 630 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome, amazing, magnificent this does not even begin to describe the Dambulla Cave Temples. Caves are dated back to 1st century BC and consist of 5 caves and over 150 images of Buddah. a must see in Sri Lanka.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good temple. huge idols. Need to climb 300 to 400 stairs to go up. Good view from top for couple of pics.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone shall visit this. I was suprised for the second time here how nice it is. Climbing up is a bit difficult in hot weather.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at the gigantic golden Buddha statue and museum overlooking the city, the golden temple was something that we had heard a lot about and were looking forward to. After a slow and gradual ascent, one reaches the actual caves. Once inside, there are simply no words to explain how pure the art and history of this place appears to... More 

Thank nam_gypseagal
Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful place very nice and all are very friendly there ,i can see not enough in this beautiful tempel and can say ,,all should visit this cave tempel of Dambulla,it is very good to arrive for all by bus and if you can take a tuck tuck or taxi,i enjoyed it very much

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