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Dambulla Cave Temple
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Dambulla Cave Temple

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Sri Lanka
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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