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Overlook Trail

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This overlook trail within Kudumbigala Monastery leads to the the only surviving cylindrical Dagaba in Sri Lanka.


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79%

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263' 80 m

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161' 49 m

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102' 31 m

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8%

Avg Grade (5°)

18%

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Dogs Unknown

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This trail within Kudumbigala Monastery leads to an ancient cylindrical dagaba on the highest peak in the monastery with fantastic views of the surrounding national parks and the sea. Ancient stairs carved directly into the steep rock lead to the peak. Many go for the sunset view.

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David Wiberg

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Ancient stairs carved into the rock leading to the dagaba at the top of the mountain.
Aug 5, 2020 near Wattegama, LK
View to the ocean from the top of the rock at Kudumbigala.
Aug 5, 2020 near Wattegama, LK
Ancient dagaba at the top of the mountain, the only surviving cylindrical dagaba in Sri Lanka.
Aug 5, 2020 near Wattegama, LK
Statue on rock
Aug 5, 2020 near Wattegama, LK

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