Tag: LK – Ancient City of Sigiriya

12 of the best things to do in Sri Lanka; Lanka Web

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Save a prayer at Sigiriya rock, Sri Lanka; Business Mirror

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The ‘Lion Fortress’ of Sri Lanka was swallowed by the jungle; Veronica Walker; National Geographic

Built in the fifth century, Sri Lanka’s Sigiriya fortress attracted the attention of British archaeologists in the 1800s, who were amazed by its leonine rock art and beautiful frescoes.

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Climbing Sigiriya OR Pidurangala Rock in Sri Lanka – Which One is Better?; Sonal & Sandro; Drifter Planet

Should you climb the Sigiriya or Pidurangala Rock? Sonal has climbed both and can compare them. Read this before heading to Sigiriya village in Sri Lanka…

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Sri Lanka’s Sigiriya: How to experience the impressive fortress; Ashley Welton; Matador Network

Sri Lanka – Ancient City of Sigiriya

Dating back to the 5th century, the stone fortress was constructed by King Kasyapa to avoid attacks from his brother Moggallana.

 

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Sunday 10 September – Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy; Pam Usher; Travel Blog

Sri Lanka – Ancient City of Sigiriya

Day 6: Sunday 10 September – Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy

This morning Pam Usher explored Sigiriya, home to the 5th-century UNESCO World Heritage listed Rock…

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Bucket List: Sigiriya, Sri Lanka’s Mighty Fortress; Emma Weissmann; Travel Age West

This UNESCO World Heritage Site caters to art lovers, history buffs and adrenaline junkies alike…

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Ancient Gardens of Sigiriya, Sri Lanka; G Ryan Smith; Land8

Sri Lanka – Ancient City of Sigiriya

In 2003, G Ryan Smith visited Sigiriya while on a field study abroad in grad school. At the time, he was struck by the formal similarities between it and the Renaissance gardens he was learning about in landscape history classes, despite Sigiriya having been built more than a millennium earlier. Ryan Smith was also struck by the apparent ingenuity and technical ability of these ancient builders in shaping the land and hydrologic systems. The gardens not only feature fountains that function to this day, but the surrounding…

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