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Dambulla

4.2
Caves · Gardens · Spas
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site. Sightseeing in Dambulla almost exclusively centers around this icon of Sri Lanka, full of statues of Buddha and Sri Lankan kings. The town itself is crammed with traffic and features one of the biggest wholesale markets in the country. Lovers of water activities can visit the nearby reservoir, a popular outing spot year-round with hot-air ballooning and a spa. A few restaurants in town serve up a variety of spicy dishes. You can plan Sri Lanka trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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Popular things to do in Dambulla

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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
World heritage site
Golden Temple of Dambulla
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Heritance Kandalama Spa ©
Spa
Heritance Kandalama Spa
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Dambulla

Sigiriya Fortress ©
World heritage site
Sigiriya Fortress Sigiriya
4.6
Duration: 3h 30 min
Minneriya National Park ©
National Park
Minneriya National Park North Central Province
4.2
Duration: 8 hours
Pidurangala Rock ©
Landmark
Pidurangala Rock Sigiriya
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Polonnaruwa ©
World heritage site
Polonnaruwa Polonnaruwa
4.4
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in Dambulla

Popham's Arboretum ©
Garden
Popham's Arboretum
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Dambulla Royal Cave Temple ©
Religious Site
Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Ederagala Wana Senasuna ©
Religious Site
Ederagala Wana Senasuna
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre ©
Farmers Market
Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min

Outdoors in Dambulla

Jathika Namal Uyana ©
Outdoor Activity
Jathika Namal Uyana
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Dambulla

Rangiri Dambullu Maha Viharaya ©
Ruin
Rangiri Dambullu Maha Viharaya
3.4
Duration: 4 hours

Museums in Dambulla