Sri Lanka is quite popular for its ancient temples, and out of them, Dambulla Cave Temple is one of the most significant.
Located very close to properties the likes of Heritance Kandalama and many other Sigiriya hotels, Dambulla Cave Temple is a famous attraction in Sri Lanka. The paintings and the statues you see here are very historic and there are 5 caves for you to explore in these premises.
Go there in the morning or the evening
You need to climb a hill of 300 steps to reach the temple, and this will be a difficult task to do when the sun is right above your head. Choose the early morning hour or the late evening to visit this temple.
Things you should know about the place
Since this is a religious attraction, dress appropriately covering your knees and shoulders. There can also be some monkeys on your way to the temple, and sometimes they will try to grab your items or the snacks in your hand.
Other attractions nearby
There are several other attractions within close vicinity. Sigiriya- the world wonder and the Pidurangala Rock are just some of them.