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The top 48 attractions in Matale

Of Cultural Interest in Sigiriya
Sigiriya
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Sigiriya is an ancient palace-fort complex located on top of a massive rock which towers over the humid jungles near Dambullah, Sr
Of Cultural Interest in Sigiriya
Sigiriya Frescoes
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The Sigiriya Frescoes (alternately known as the Sigiriya Ladies or Sigiriya Damsels) are a set of ancient frescoes located in a sm
Historical Monuments in Dambulla
Golden Temple of Dambullah
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The Golden Temple of Dambulla is an impressive temple complex in Dambulla, Sri Lanka most famous for the spectacular and Dambulla
Historical Monuments in Dambulla
Cave of the Great Kings (Maharaja Lena)
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The Cave of the Great Kings (also known as the Maharaja Vihara) is the second and most spectacular of the caves at the Dambulla Ca
Historical Monuments in Sigiriya
The Legs of the Lion
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The name Sigiriya means rock Lion. To symbolize this, toward the top where the ancient capital of Sri Lanka was built, there is a
Historical Monuments in Dambulla
Great New Monastery (Maha Alut Vihara)
The Great New Monastery (known locally as the Maha Alut Vihara) is the third cave temple of the spectacular Dambulla Cave Temple,
Villages in Dambulla
Dambulla
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Dambulla is a quiet and pretty nice spot that isn't far from central Sri Lanka. You can use it as a base to explore the region and
Historical Monuments in Sigiriya
Deraniyagala Cave
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The Deraniyagala Cave is one of the most famous sights found in the sprawling Boulder Gardens built among the rocks which lie at t
Statues in Dambulla
Giant Buddha
This modern statue represents the Buddha, and is at the entrance of the monastery of Dambulla. While the painted caves of the mona
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.
Viewpoints in Sigiriya
Meadows of Sigiriya
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The land around Sigiriya are very flat and fertile. I found this part of Sri Lanka very green, and with the presence of a lot of w
Ruins in Matale
Nalanda Ruins
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The ruins of Nalanda are included in the tourist pass of the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka and are located about 50km north of Ka
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
Gardens in Sigiriya
Ancient Royal Baths
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These pools belonged to the royal baths of the ancient city of Sigiriya. It was built on top of a rock, its impressive irrigation
Of Cultural Interest in Dambulla
Buddhist Museum
The Dambulla Buddhist museum at the entrance of the cave paintings is a UNESCO World Heritage. The museum itself looks like a park
Historical Monuments in Dambulla
Vishnu Devale
This small temple is dedicated to Vishnu. It's in the top of the monastery of Dambulla, famous for its exceptionally painted caves
Historical Monuments in Dambulla
Cave V
The fifth and final rock cave temple of Dambulla is modest compared to the others, but has some interesting paintings. My favorite
Roads in Sigiriya
From Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa
There are about 50 miles between Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa, but as Sigiriya is not on the main road from Dambulla to Habarana, you