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26 Mar 2017
“decent visit”
21 Feb 2017
“Visiting pre historic caves near fro Hotel”
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8 Km From the Town of Kitulgala., Kitulgala 71720, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

bit of a hike from palmstone retreat. better ask the hotel to arrange transportation. once you finally get there its a nice place to visit once. (the view is definitely worth it) avoid bathing in the waterfall on top as could be dangerous.

1  Thank Mufaddal K
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A rich assemblage of cultural, faunas and human remains were excavated. These included geometric microlithic stone tools which, at 30,000 years old, are among the earliest in the world; and bone tools and evidence of the use of fire from 30,000 years ago onwards.

Thank Bhanuka d
Reviewed 13 December 2016

It is a 3 km round trip from the place where we stayed ( Palmstone retreat ) and was well worth it This is one of the larger prehistoric caves on the island, where the 12,000-year-old skeletal remains of ’Balangoda Man’ (Homo Sapiens Balangodensis) were...More

1  Thank Rajikadesilva
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Belilena is a famous large cave located in Kithulgala. It holds evidence of a lost generation of Sri Lankans over 10,000 Years old. Nice to see it .

Thank Yohan U
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Belilena is a famous large cave in Sri Lanka. It is located 8 km from the Kitulgala town. It holds evidence of a lost generation of Sri Lankans some 12,000 years old. At this time the cave was occupied by Balangoda Man, described as Homo...More

1  Thank Chanaka M
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful site. We got a jeep to the edge of a forest and then walked to the cave. Stunning - lots of photo opportunities!

Thank sammig33
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Belilena is a cave 8km away from Kithulgala. If you are visiting Kithulgala for Rafting, this is another must do thing. It can be more fun if you can rent out a bicycle and ride it all the way to the cave. The road is...More

1  Thank Hiro V
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