The Golden Temple of Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave-temple complex in Sri Lanka, which has been a site of pilgrimage for Buddhists for over two millennia. Dating to the 1st century BC, the temple comprises five caves and has been continuously renewed and transformed since. The colourful Buddhist mural paintings cover some 2,100 square metres and there are also 157 Buddhist statues.
Location: Sri Lanka
Travel to Golden Temple of Dambulla
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