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The city of Dambulla is situated in the Matale District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka, situated 148 km north-east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy.

Major attractions of the city include the largest and best preserved cave temple complex of Sri Lanka, and the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, famous for being built in just 167 days. The city also boasts to have the largest rose quartz mountain range in South Asia, and the Iron wood forest, or Namal Uyana.


How to Reach

By Bus

Buses from Colombo, Kandy, Sigiriya and other places arrive regularly at the Dambulla bus station located 1 km outside of the town on Kandy road.

Key places to visit
Dambulla cave temple, Kassapa Lions Rock


Places to Visit

Dambulla cave temple

The main if not the only attraction of the town. Caves are accessible after 10 minutes of stone stairs climbing. These caves contains well conserved statues and paintings. The entrance is 1150 LKR for foreigners.

Kassapa Lions Rock

Digampathana , Kimbissa, Dambulla, Sri Lanka, Kassapa Lions Rock is located at Dambulla, Sri Lanka. Some of the famous trourist spots that you can visit while staying here are Sigiriya Rock, and Minneriya National Park. It offers 31 superior rooms with a veranda that opens to a mini garden, all of which have air-conditioning, satellite TV, and and mini-bar.

Right Time to Visit

January - April
October - December


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