Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1991
Size of heritage:
A sacred pilgrimage site for 22 centuries, this cave monastery, with its five sanctuaries, is the largest, best-preserved cave-temple complex in Sri Lanka. The Buddhist mural paintings (covering an area of 2,100 m2 ) are of particular importance, as are the 157 statues.
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Hotels and places to stay
Sundaras Resort & Spa
Vista Casa Dambulla Boutique
Vista Sujatha Tourist Rest
Thilanka Resort And Spa
Boulder Range Resort
Grand Kalundawa Waterfront Resort
Vista Devika Village
Dambulu Oya Family Park
PELWEHERA VILLAGE RESORT
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Medium airport - 60 mi (96 km) Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport
Large airport - 70 mi (113 km) Batticaloa Airport
Medium airport - 71 mi (115 km) Amparai Airport
Medium airport - 76 mi (123 km) Beira Lake Seaplane Base
Seaplane base - 84 mi (136 km) Colombo Ratmalana Airport
Medium airport - 89 mi (143 km) Arugam Bay SPB
Seaplane base - 106 mi (171 km) Weerawila International Airport
Small airport - 118 mi (190 km) Trivandrum International Airport
Large airport - 259 mi (417 km) Cochin International Airport
Large airport - 330 mi (532 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.