Dambulla is situated in the Central Province of Sri Lanka with the largest deposits of rose-quartz in South Asia. The main highlight is the Dambulla Rock Temple while Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium triggers the interest of the cricket loving fans, being built in just 167 days. Dambulla Rock Temple has been a pilgrimage site for over 22 centuries, which is a masterpiece of ancient engineering combined with modern conservation techniques. For the nature lover, National Parks in Dambulla, Minneriya and Kaudulla are some of the best places in the island to spot elephants. To explore the wildlife that's close at hand, the area is specialised in Safari rides and hot air ballooning for a more appealing approach.