Wednesday, 13 April 2011

561 LK - Golden Temple of Dambulla (1991)

Brief Description

"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."

Source UNESCO WH website
Courtesy of zasa from postcrossing forum

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