###Tips While Visiting Dambulla Cave Temple
Some things to keep in mind while visiting this temple are:
(1).Since this is a temple, you should prefer wearing clothes that cover your shoulders and knees, as a gesture of respect towards the culture.
(2).You will be required to remove your shoes at the entrance.
But the stone pathway can get hot and may hurt your feet, so remember to bring a pair of socks to protect your feet from the hot and sharp stones.
(3).It is essential to stay hydrated throughout the visit. So don't forget to bring water with you.
(4).Take care of your belongings - there are monkeys around who may try to steal your bags and food.
(5).The cave temples are open till 7:00 PM, but most of the times, tickets get sold out till 5:00 PM.
Hence it is advisable to get there either early in the morning, or by late afternoon.
Remember to get your tickets at the counter at the bottom of the hill. Or else you will have to climb down to get them.
How To Reach Dambulla Cave Temple
You can reach the Dambulla caves by taking a local bus from Sigiriya.
You need to get to the main road to find a bus, or another option is to opt for a taxi.
If you need to get to Dambulla from Kandy, you can catch a bus from the central bus stand at Kandy.