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."
丹布勒金寺

"丹布勒金寺是一个享有22个世纪历史的朝圣圣地。丹布勒金寺里有五大圣堂,是斯里兰卡最大、保存最完整的洞穴庙宇群。这里珍藏着面积达2100平方米的壁画和157尊雕像,极为珍贵。"
Source UNESCO WH website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/561
Courtesy of zasa from postcrossing forum

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