Sri Lanka Central Province Sigiriya


An ancient Buddhist site near a famous rock fortress, offering panoramic views & a large reclining Buddha statue in Sri Lanka's central region.

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Sigiriya’s next door neighbor is another jewel of the region. Known as Pidurangala Rock, it also sports an ancient temple and reclining Buddha. However, the real pull here is the view that’s achieved of the fortress of Sigiriya across the way. In the morning, trekkers push through zig-zagging staircases carved into the stone to catch awesome vistas of the old kingly palace as the sun rises.

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