Dambulla small town whose main attraction is the cave Buddhist temple I century BC, which consists of 5 caves, located at an altitude of 350 meters. Temple also called the Golden Temple of Dambulla and Dambulla.

Temple of Dambulla cave temple is the largest in South Asia. The caves are numerous Buddha statues, many of which are over 2,000 years old. The walls and ceiling of the temple is decorated with ancient frescoes, which are the real treasure of the temple wall paintings. In the XII century. the temple was renovated during the reign of King Nissankamally and 73 statues of Buddha covered with gold. After that he became known as the Golden Temple. The temple is a place of pilgrimage for Buddhists and is under UNESCO protection.

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The building in front of elevation to the cave temples, like Buddhist Museum, did not have time to visit it.

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Sri Lanka view from a height of 300 meters. Taken during the ascent to the cave temples.

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And here is the cave temples themselves.

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Buddha statue. Statues of different sizes arranged in each temple.

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Dambulla

Dambulla

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The statue of the reclining Buddha.

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At the head of the disciple of the Buddha sits.

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Dambulla

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Statue of King, along with statues of Buddhas. According to one version of the King overthrew the enemy and being persecuted in his sheltered Buddhist monks living in caves. When he returned to power, King thanked them constructed cave temples.

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Dambulla

Dambulla

Dambulla

Dambulla

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View of the cave temples on the other hand.

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The local monkey.

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Sri Lankan school children on an excursion to the cave temples.

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View Dambulla landscapes.

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Buddha on a background of the starry sky.

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Stupa on the background of gloomy sky. This photo was taken 15 minutes after the previous photo.

 
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