Discover the Sigiriya Maidens of Sri Lanka; Paula McInerney; Contented Traveller

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Sri Lanka – Ancient City Of Sigiriya

The Sigiriya Maidens of Sri Lanka or the Cloud Maidens can be found at the ancient city of Sigiriya; a UNESCO World Heritage listed site. If you enjoy a challenging climb of over 1200 steps, then seeing this ancient city, and these 21 magnificent frescoes are worth the effort. When we were there, it was not the climb that challenged me, but the sheer cliff walks and the height of the climb that I found a little confronting. Gordon is a lot braver than me and was able to capture the Sigiriya Maidens of Sri Lanka. You can read more about my troubles with this climb here.

How to get to Sigiriya?

Sigiriya sits right in the middle of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle made up by Kandy, Anuradhapura, and Polonnaruwa.

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