State of Conservation (SOC)
Golden Temple of Dambulla (2014)
Other Threats: Continued deterioration of the paintings; New Buddha statue introduced at the entrance to the property
Document Source: WHC-14/38.COM/7B.Add,WHC-14/38.COM/7B.Add.Corr
Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).