Pahiyangala

Pahiyangala Ancient Cave - Fa-Shein Lena


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Address: Pahiyangala, Tel: +94-, Fax: +94-,
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History


Description

Pahiyangala is named after a Chinese monk, who travelled through this area in the 5th century AD. On his way to Adam's Peak he discovered this cave. Or better he rediscovered the cave, as it was known to man for 37,000 years, as proofed by archaeological excavations. The findings were dated by geophysical methods here in Sri Lanka and in the United States.

The cave is only a shelter, a overhanging rock of 60m length and 45m height. It is big enough for 3,000 people. The rock is formed like a cobra head.


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