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July'16 Quiz

Can you identify the name of the photograph on the left and where it is located?

Send your answers to info@tappasvoyages.com, those correct will go into a draw and the winner will receive a Travel Book on India.

Winner for July 2016 – No correct answer

Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a Unesco World Heritage Site situated in central Sri Lanka. The temple was built by king Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C. There are five separate caves believed to be hewn from a big rock decorated with religious and secular paintings from the 15th and the 16th century. The cave monastery is covered with 2000 year old murals depicting the life of Lord Budhha. The shrine houses 157 statues of Budhha in different sizes and postures including a 15 meter long reclining Buddha and vividly colored frescoes on the walls and ceiling, making this the largest antique painted surface in the world.