Badulla District – Travel
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Tourist Attractions, Places of Religious, Historical Importance
Dhowa Rock Temple (Dowa Raja Maha Viharaya)
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Dhowa Rock Temple was built by king Walagamba in the first century BC during the time while taking refuge in the Uva province after the Indian invasion. Dhowa Rock Temple is very popular for the large Buddha Statue carved in granite rock and it’s height 38 feet.
Dunhinda Falls is the most beautiful and dramatic water fall in Sri Lanka. In addition to the main falls there is the lower falls shortly after the path way to Dunhinda. There are shinning white granite cliffs o either side and the bottom large pool give the extra ordinary beauty to Dunhinda Falls.
Adisham Bungalow was built in 1931 by an English aristocrat and planter Sir Thomas Villiers. It is a wonderful country house near Haputale. Presently it houses the Adisham monastery of Saint Benedict.
Read more on “http://www.adisham.org/”
More places to visit:
An exciting expedition
At the bottom there is a natural pool
One of the most beautiful water falls in Sri Lanka
One of the most attractive observation point in Sri Lanka