Matale Things to Do
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Aluvihara rock monastery is beside the Kandy-Dambulla road, 3 km north of Matale. The monastery caves are situted among rocks . One of the monastic caves contains horror chamber.
Aluvihare is a rock monestery on the Kandy-Dambulla highway. The monestery was established during the 1st century and situated between rocks.
You can get to the Monestery by a three wheeler which will cost you about Rs.150/- and take you about 15 mins to get there from the Matale Town.Related to:
- Historical Travel
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The best and cheapest way to get to Matale is to take the intercity train from Colombo to Kandy (Rs.200/- and takes 2 1/2 hours) and then take and intercity air conditioned bus from Kandy to Matale (Rs.25/- and takes 45 mins)Related to:
- Budget Travel
There are regular buses (air con and normal) from Kandy terminating in Matale. The journey takes about an hour and it's a fairly scenic route through the hills. If you're coming from the north, take a bus to Kandy and hop off along the way.
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