Dambulla

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Dambulla is a stunning city located in the Matale district in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It has a moderate climate, making February to April the best time to visit. Dambulla is best known for its cave temples and the iconic golden temple, and it’s home to the largest produce market in Sri Lanka. The Dambulla cave temple complex is the best-preserved rock temple in the country, featuring remarkable art and paintings representing Lord Buddha’s life. This heritage site is one of Sri Lanka’s eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

In addition to the Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, the city offers numerous cultural and religious attractions, including elephant safaris, hiking at the Sigiriya World Heritage Site, exploring Pidurangala, and visiting Jathika Namal Uyana. Dambulla provides a rich and memorable experience for travelers, with its fascinating history, remarkable landmarks, and breathtaking scenery. Whether you’re a history expert, nature lover, or adventure seeker, this dynamic city has something to offer for everyone. Delux Holidays is here to make your holiday to Dambulla exceptional! Contact Tour Operator to Sri Lanka – Delux Holidays to visit Dambulla.

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Dambulla is famous for housing some of the most well preserved and largest Dambulla cave temples. Among them, the Golden Rock Temple has been recognized as a UNESO World Heritage Site. The place is also famous for Dambulla International Stadium which was constructed in a record-breaking 167 days.

The best time to visit Dambulla is between May through October when the weather is pleasant.

The name Dambulla was derived from the words “Damba” meaning rock and “Ulla” meaning fountain.

It is located about 148 km (92 miles) north-east of Colombo, 43 km (27 miles) north of Matale and 72 km (45 miles) north of Kandy.

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