Kurungela, Sri Lanka
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Elephant Rock (Ethagala) - There are eight very noticeable large rocks that encircle and dominate the city. Kurunegala's rocks rise from the plain below and have characteristic names, six of which come from the animals that they are imagined to represent. The largest among them is Ethagala or the "Elephant Rock" (though the translation is actually Tusker), reaches 325 meters. The shape of Ethagala resembles an Elephant. There is 88 feet (27 m) giant Buddha statue is situated on top of the Elephant rock.
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