Sri Lanka

Dambulla Caves – Most Beautiful Wall Murals of Sri Lanka; Anuradha Goyal; Inditales

Sri Lanka – Golden Temple of Dambulla

Visit Dambulla Rock Temple located in the caves above the mighty rock where the ancient Buddha statues live among the most beautiful wall murals.

Dambulla caves in central Sri Lanka have the best-preserved wall murals. This was a good enough reason for me to plan a hike to these rock caves. Top it with the fact that this is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. After walking in Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa in June heat, I was really low on energy. My experience at Mihintale told me clearly that either climb this rock in the morning or evening. I chose to do it late afternoon around 4 PM or so.

Dambulla cave can be climbed from its two opposite faces. One where you buy the tickets and second where there is a giant golden temple.

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