The Rock Temple is one of the seven World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka. The walk up to the temple can be slippery when wet (it had rained earlier) with occasional steps in certain places and sloping rock face.
The caves are gorgeous with endless paintings from wall to wall, and the ceiling as well. History suggests that the place was used as a place of worship when KIng Valagamba was driven out of Anuradhapura, and he carved the place into rock temples after he regained his throne.
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