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Pannila Calcarious Cave

  Province Sabaragamuwa
  District Ratnapura
  Nearest Town Rakwana
  Period Unknown
  Ruler Unknown

The Pannila Calcarious Cave consists of two main caves situated about 400m from a 15m high waterfall.& nbsp; A stream flows through the first cave, and about 300m in, one can see a series of smaller caves leading to the second main cave (about 500m in length).  In these caves are many stalactites and stalagmites estimated about 100 million years old, and visitors can also see a wide variety of amphibians, reptiles, fishes, butterflies, birds and bats.