Dambulla
in Matale District of Central Province, Sri Lanka

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.860 and 80.652 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 51' 36" and E 80° 39' 6"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - LKR
Spoken languages:
Sinhala, Tamil, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:03 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 6:16 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Puerto Villamil
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Sri Lanka in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sri Lanka.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sri Lanka. Last Update: 2020-04-07 07:21:47

Touring Dambulla

Dambulla in Matale District (Central Province) with it's 66,716 residents is a town located in Sri Lanka about 85 mi (or 136 km) north-east of Colombo, the country's capital place.

Time in Dambulla is now 11:03 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Dambulla, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is China Bay Airport in a distance of 59 mi (or 95 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Sri Lanka is Golden Temple of Dambulla in a distance of 0 mi (or 0 km), South-West. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kurunegala, Anuradhapura, Kandy, Trincomalee and Badulla. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 73% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

34°C (92 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 9th of April 2020

34°C (94 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, setting, clear sky.

Friday, 10th of April 2020

34°C (93 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, calm, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Heritance Kandalama

Address
3,9 mi
P.O.Box 11,Dambulla
21100 Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Governor's Grand

Address
5,5 mi
63km Post
Dambulla
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Governor's Gangula

Address
5,4 mi
63 KM post, Kany Rd
Dambulla
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Signature by Amaya Luxury Resort

Address
4,1 mi
Kandalama
2110 Dambulla
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Wild Grass Nature Resort

Address
7,1 mi
Kumbukkadanwala Farmhouse Road
Sigiriya
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Paradise Resort & Spa

Address
5,5 mi
Dumbulla 21100
Dambulla
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Amaya Lake

Address
2,9 mi
Kap-Ela-Kandalama
21100 Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Kalundewa Retreat

Address
4,9 mi
Kalundewa Road, Dambulu Oya
Dambulla
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sundaras Resort & Spa

Address
0,7 mi
189 Kandy Road
Dambulla
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Arika Villa

Address
4,7 mi
Puwakattawala Road
Dambulla
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Dambulla Hotel Thilanka

Published: October 03, 2011
Length: 09:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hansueli Holzer

Das Hotel Thilanka bei Dambulla auf Sri Lanka ist eine wunderbare Oase der Ruhe!


Sri Lanka 15 Templo cuevas de Dambulla 2 (Dambulla temple)

Published: January 13, 2015
Length: 53:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Trotamundos

Sri Lanka 15 Templo cuevas de Dambulla 2 (Dambulla temple)


What to see in Sri Lanka - Dambulla Cave Temple HighLights - KanCanDo

Published: April 28, 2013
Length: 43:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kanchana Mallawathantri

Highlights of What to see in Dambulla Dambulla Cave Temple or the Golden Temple of Dambulla (Rangiri Dambulla in Sinhala) is one of the eight World Heritage spots in Sri Lanka Dambulla Cave...


Sri Lanka #2- Jedziemy do miasteczka Dambulla, zwiedzamy ulice, targowisko i bar;]

Published: April 25, 2013
Length: 46:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: noniechtohuj

Dambulla, dn. 3.03.2013r. Po Negombo czas pojechać dalej. Zwiedzamy miasteczko i usiłujemy kupić simkartę;]


Ceylon / Sri Lanka - Dambulla Höhlentempel / Cave Temple

Published: January 14, 2013
Length: 43:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Samuel Degen

Dambulla cave temple (Sinhala: දඹුලු ලෙන් විහාරය dam̆būlū len vihāraya, Tamil: தம்புள்ளை பொற்கோவில் tampuḷḷai poṟkōvil...


Sri Lanka: Dambulla Cave Temples (Video)

Published: May 14, 2014
Length: 30:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Approach Guides

Explore Sri Lanka's magnificent Dambulla Cave Temple 2 (Cave of the Great King), filled with the country's premier 18th century Kandy style sculptures and paintings.


Dambulla Cave Temples (Sri Lanka)

Published: October 19, 2014
Length: 22:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: John U

Note: This video is from a Sri Lanka cultural triangle tour through http://www.bluehaventours.com. Dambulla cave temple, also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site...


Dambulla Sri Lanka Acme Travels

Published: June 09, 2012
Length: 08:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Acmetravels

Dambulla cave Temple (also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla) is a world heritage site (1991) in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 km (92...


Golden Temple, Dambulla, Sri Lanka HD

Published: August 10, 2012
Length: 50:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dana Tomeckova

http://www.hoya.sk/rady-a-tipy/1401-sri-lanka.


Novice monks playing cricket !!!

Published: November 05, 2012
Length: 15:20 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: myislandsrilanka

Novice monks playing cricket at the Golden Temple premises in Dambulla....www.facebook.com/mylittleisland.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium

Dambulla International Cricket Stadium (Sinhala: රංගිරි දඹුලු ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍රීඩාංගනය, Tamil: தம்புள்ள இன்டர்நேஷனல் கிரிக்கெட் ஸ்டேடியம்) is a 30,000 seat cricket stadium in Sri Lanka. The Stadium is situated in the Central Province, close to Dambulla on a 60 acre (240,000 m²) site leased from the Rangiri Dambulla Temple. The stadium is built overlooking the Dambulla Tank (reservoir) and the Dambulla Rock.

Located at 7.85944, 80.6339 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Central Province, Sri Lanka

Dambulla cave temple

Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 km east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings.

Located at 7.85, 80.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka, Cave temples of Sri Lanka, History of Sri Lanka

Bambaragaleyaya

Bambaragaleyaya is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province.

Located at 7.86667, 80.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Central Province, Sri Lanka

Dambullagama

Dambullagama is not a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province.

Located at 7.88333, 80.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Central Province, Sri Lanka, Matale District

Galwetiyaya

Galwetiyaya is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province.

Located at 7.88333, 80.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Central Province, Sri Lanka

Yapagama

Yapagama is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province.

Located at 7.83333, 80.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Central Province, Sri Lanka

Kollawela

Kollawela is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province.

Located at 7.83333, 80.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Central Province, Sri Lanka

Pohoranwewayaya

Pohoranwewayaya is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province.

Located at 7.85, 80.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Central Province, Sri Lanka

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Dambulla.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Dambul, Dambulla, Горад Дамбула, DBU, ダンブッラ, Dambula, ദംബുള്ള, Дамбулла, දඹුල්ල, தம்புள்ளை, 丹布勒