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Things to do

Given its strategic location, the bustling town is an integral part of the famed cultural triangle of the island and the things to do in Dambulla are truly countless. Explore nearby heritage sites such as the Dambulla Golden Temple, the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress and a host of other interesting attractions. Those who wish to be more active can consider renting a bicycle from the resort and set about discovering the charm of the local communities.

Bicycle Tour of the Village
Enjoy a cycling tour in the city of Dambulla and witness its iconic attractions and glorious country appeal.
Dambulla Rock Temple
Dambulla Rock Temple, which dates back to the first century BC, is the best-preserved cave temple complex on the island.
Minneriya National Park
The Gathering, which brings large herds of elephants to the banks of a picturesque reservoir, occurs at the Minneriya National Park, making it a top tourist hotspot!
Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Sigiriya Rock Fortress is a place that well portrays the grandiosity of ancient Sri Lanka. It is complete with gardens, frescoes, and remnants of ancient palaces and ramparts.
Trek to Kaludiya Pokuna Forest
Kaludiya Pokuna Forest which dates back to the 2nd century BC is a famous archaeological site that includes two ponds, rock inscriptions, and a monastery.
Birding Trails
Lying at the foothills of a looming mountain range in Dambulla, The Paradise Resort & Spa is an ideal destination for the bird enthusiast.