Row of Buddha Statues at Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka - Stock image

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Stock photo ID:172441068
Upload date:June 30, 2013

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'Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a UNESCO World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in the country. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There is total of 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of gods and goddesses.This temple complex dates back to the 1st century BC. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. In 1938 the architecture was embellished with arched colonnades and gabled entrances. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock. There are images of the Lord Buddha and bodhisattvas, as well as various gods and goddesses.Dambulla, Sri Lanka, Asia.'
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