The Mulgirigala temple is a beautiful rock temple surrounded by a thick forest. The inscriptions at the temple proclaim that the temple was a monastery complex about 2000 years ago. The climb to the rock temple is quite worth as you can entertain a gorgeous outlook around the area. Sophisticated murals and frescoes are painted on the walls of the Vihara complex. The twin caves, statues, paintings, small rock pool are some of the attractions similar to the attractions in Dambulla cave temple.