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Situated in the Matale District, The cave temple of #Dambulla is a #Buddhist #temple filled with #rich ...
  • 364 #steps but it's definitely worth it ! . Situated in the Matale District, The cave temple of #Dambulla is a #Buddhist #temple filled with #rich #arts. Giving evidence for the excellent #creativity skills of #ancient #artists, this temple is believed to be built during the reign of King Valagamba of Anuradhapura dating back to the first century BC. . Not to be climbed in the mid day #afternoon, access to the temple is through a gentle slope. Out of the 80 caves, five caves which are linked with the rock is considered principle caves (shrines rooms ) and together they make the temple. Ceilings of these caves are painted with #colorful images of Gautama Buddha and #events that took place in his life. . With a collection of 150 Buddha statues, statues of three kings and several gods and godesses this is one of the most preserved temples in Sri Lanka that must come into your #travel list on your #journey here. . . 👉 Follow @srilanka for more travel stories . . 📍Dambulla Cave Temple . . 📸 @jennxu
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  • #Laxapana Falls is 126 m (413 ft) high and the 8th #highest #waterfall in Sri Lanka and 625th highest waterfall in the #world. It is situated in #M...
  • #Laxapana Falls is 126 m (413 ft) high and the 8th #highest #waterfall in Sri Lanka and 625th highest waterfall in the #world. It is situated in #Maskeliya area in #Nuwara Eliya District, about 16 km (9.9 mi) #from Maskeliya town on Maskeliya- #Norton #Bridge #road, in a #village called Kiriwan #Eliya. It is formed by Maskeliya Oya near the confluence of Kehelgamu Oya and Maskeliya Oya which forms Kelani River. The falls gives its name to twin hydroelectric #power stations, Old Laxapana Power Station which generates 50MW of electricity and New Laxapana Power Station which generates 100MW. . . 👉 Follow @srilanka for more travel stories . . 📍 Laxapana Falls . . 📸: @amjath_rasheed
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  • #Kalutara Bodhiya is an old #Bodhi #tree which is identified as one of the 32 saplings of Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi which was #planted during the reign o...
  • #Kalutara Bodhiya is an old #Bodhi #tree which is identified as one of the 32 saplings of Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi which was #planted during the reign of #king Devanampiyatissa in the 2nd #century BC at #Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. According to #ancient chronicle #Sinhala Bodhiwamsa, 32 saplings of sacred figs, which were sprouted from Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, were planted in various parts of the country as instructed by Arahant Mahinda Thera. Further the chronicle states that this Bodhi tree existed intact till the 15th century. . . Follow @srilanka for more travel destinations 😍 . . Photo courtesy: @rifkyhk
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