Sri Lanka Central Province Sigiriya

Sigiriya Fortress

An ancient rock fortress in Sri Lanka, famed for its massive column of rock, frescoes, and extensive network of gardens and moats.

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Ask any culture vulture what’s on their Sri Lanka itinerary and they’ll almost always snap back, “Sigiriya Rock!” A startling UNESCO World Heritage Site that pokes above the plains in the heart of the island, it was once the great royal capital, founded as far back as 477 AD. The main draw is a 200-meter-high bluff that hosts a huge fortress and court rooms.

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