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Historical Monuments in Sri Lanka

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96 historical monuments in Sri Lanka

Historical Monuments in Galla
Historical Monuments in Dambulla
Golden Temple of Dambullah
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The Dambulla rock monastery just outside the town of the same name, and is famous for the beautiful murals. It is UNESCO world her
Historical Monuments in Polonnaruwa
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Historical Monuments in Dambulla
Cave of the Great Kings (Maharaja Lena)
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Dambulla Temple consists of five caves turned into small chapels of Buddha worship. The second cave is the biggest cave and it is
Historical Monuments in Sigiriya
The Legs of the Lion
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Not to difficult to climb! Take your time, beautiful.
Historical Monuments in Dambulla
Great New Monastery (Maha Alut Vihara)
The third monastery cave of Dambulla is less impressive than the second, but it's paintings are very fine. They say it's the new g
Historical Monuments in Sigiriya
Deraniyagala Cave
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Similar to the first painted caves, the Deraniyagala caves are on the itinerary on the descent from the ancient imperial city of S
Historical Monuments in Galla
Bastion of Utrecht
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The bastion of Utrecht still carries its original Dutch name, paying homage to the colonial era when the Dutch ruled the city of G
Historical Monuments in Dambulla
Cave IV (Pachima Viharaya)
The fourth Dambulla cave temple is one of the smallest. It looks a bit like the 80 other caves, farther from the five main caves.
Historical Monuments in Polonnaruwa
Historical Monuments in Matara
Dutch Star Fort
Matara's name during the Portuguese colonization was Maturai, which meant the great fortress. There are two forts in Matara, the S
Historical Monuments in Sigiriya
Royal Gardens
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When you get to the top of the giant rock of Sigiriya, the view is breathtaking, as you can see the meadows and the royal gardens
Historical Monuments in Anuradhapura
Samadhi Statue
This masterpiece is located next to the palace of Mahasena, in the ruins of Anuradhapura. It depicts Buddha in the state of Samadh
Historical Monuments in Badulla
Muthiyagana Vihara
Muthiyangana Devale is a Buddhist temple situated in the center of Badulla. The Buddhists visit the whole island on a pilgrimage,
Historical Monuments in Monaragala
Buduruwagala Temple
Next to the city of Wellawaya are the ruins of Buduruwagala, being a fundamental junction in the south of the island. You leave wi
Historical Monuments in Polonnaruwa
Historical Monuments in Polonnaruwa
Historical Monuments in Maha Nuwara
Natha Devale
In addition to Vishnu and Kataragama, Natha Devale is one of the main temples of Kandy. You can see both Buddhists and Hindus insi
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