Dhowa Rock Temple

Religious Places

Partially finished a standing statue of Buddha on direct rock and a shrine with beautiful frescoes of Kandy era can be seen in here. It was indicated in the ancient legends that there was a tunnel way towards the Rawana Cave which is situated in Ella and the entrance door of it can be seen in present also. It is considered as a cave shrine formed in the era of king Walagamba and it was known as “kumbalthissa Ariyakara” shrine in the past. This is very popular among the local and foreign tourists. This ancient site can be easily reached by proceeding along 05km from Bandarawela on Badulla – Bandarawela road.