The small town near the popular tourist destination Sigiriya offers lots of tourist attractions. The largest temple complex in the country has about 80 cave temples and a total of 153 Buddha statues. Dambulla is also known for the largest rose quartz resources in South Asia and for the Namal Uyana (ironwood forest). Since 1991, the colorful “Golden Temple” is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and a highlight for tourists interested in art and culture.
Approx. a 5 hour drive, at least 2 days
195 $ (25.000 LKR)