29 Oct '16, 10pm

Off the beaten track in Sri Lanka: the temple in the cave

Off the beaten track in Sri Lanka: the temple in the cave By Harshi Hewage on Oct 29, 2016 in Asia , Attractions , Going Out , Regions , Sri Lanka - Read 490 times Tweet Mulkirigala Caves boast a remarkable temple and monastery carved out of a large rock formation. Situated in the Hambantota district in the south of the island, this temple is a “Raja Maha Viharaya” denoting its royal beginnings and patronage thereafter. The south coast of Sri Lanka offers beautiful beaches, places of worship, wildlife sanctuaries but off the beaten track, where village life progresses at slower pace, you will find my favourite attraction – the Mulkirigala Temple. The perfect short trip I set out in the morning from the Tangalle town with my able Tuk Tuk driver Tharaka to be greeted at the destination by a smiling face selling Lotus flowers. Dressed respectfully in jeans and longs sleeved w...

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