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Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium – Dambulla

Situated in the  Central Province, close to Dambulla on a 60 acre site leased from the Rangiri Dambulla Temple, Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium is a 16,800 seat cricket stadium in Sri Lanka, built over looking the Dambulla Tank (reservoir) and the Dambulla Rock. The stadium was constructed in just 167 days with the inaugural one-day international match being played between Sri […]

Rose Quartz Mountain – Dambulla

The Rose Quartz Mountain is a mountain range, believed to be approximately 500 million years old. White rose and violet color quartz deposits can be seen here. A trek by travellers to this highest Mountain Range in South Asia offers the satisfaction of a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside for miles around. Although the mountain […]

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 […]

Cave Complex – Dambulla

Dambulla cave complex is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka which has highlighted Dambulla on the world tourist map. Besides the unbelievable craftsmanship, the temple has so much serenity, calmness and peace. The rock of Dambulla cave complex towers 160m over the surrounding plains and holds more than 80 documented […]

First Cave – Dambulla

The first cave of Dambulla cave complex named ‘Devaraja Viharaya’ or ‘Cave of the Divine King’ houses a 14m long Buddha statue depicting the final extinction. First cave was carved out of solid rock.