Ancient Caves

The country is home to caves in which are remains of prehistoric humans, to cave complexes where monks resided, temples were constructed, and the medieval kings of Sri Lanka sought refuge during foreign invasions. Diva Guhava, Dambulla, Pilikuththuwa, Waulpane, Belilena and the Fa Hien caves are some of the well-known caves in Sri Lanka.

 

  • Ancient Caves

    The country is home to caves in which are remains of prehistoric humans, to cave complexes where monks resided, temples were constructed, and the medieval kings of Sri Lanka sought refuge during foreign invasions. Diva Guhava, Dambulla, Pilikuththuwa, Waulpane, Belilena and the Fa Hien caves are some of the well-known caves in Sri Lanka.