Sri Lanka Central Province

Sigiriya

An ancient rock fortress and palace ruins, known as the "Lion Rock," surrounded by gardens, ponds, and frescoes, in the Matale District.

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Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for its remarkable frescoes, mirror wall and impressive architecture, which combines urban planning, landscape architecture, gardening, and engineering. The site is regarded as one of the best examples of ancient urban planning and is a must-see destination for visitors interested in ancient culture and architecture.

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