Experience one Of Sri lanka’s UNESCO Heritage Site (Sigiriya Rock Fortress) The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa, this site was selected by King Kasyapa for his new capital. He built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. The name of this place is derived from this structure SIHAGIRI, the Lion Rock. The capital and the royal palace was abandoned after the king’s death. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century
You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo or Bandaranaike Airport and proceed
Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Golden Rock Dambulla Temple.
Your Private Day Tour to Sigiriya tour will finish here, but you’re free to spend more time at the Green or wander on to the many pubs or clubs that are easily accessible from here.