Iron Wood Forest – Dambulla

Iron Wood Forest - Dambulla

The Iron Wood Forest in Dambulla was said to be a sanctuary for humans, supposed to be created by the 10th Century AD ruler, King Dappula. Also known as the Jathika Namal Uyana, the Ironwood Forest offers a fascinating trek through a deep jungle comprising of the Sri Lankan national tree, the Naa. The forest is of significant ecological importance and is the focus of studies by ecologists and students of nature.

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