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Cave Temples in Sri Lanka

Vessagiri Cave

  Province North Central
  District Anuradapura
  Nearest Town Anuradapura
  Period Unknown
  Ruler Unknown

Vessagiri, or Vesagiriya, is a series of stone rocks and caves that are part of the ruins of Anuradhapura, one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka. They are located about half a mile south of Isurumuniya, in a mountainous region. Above the caves are inscribed the names of donors written in Brahmi script.