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Sigiriya

Sigiriya Rock fortress, or Lion’s Rock as it is commonly referred to, is the most recognisable site of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle. The summit of this almost inaccessible rock looms around 200 metres above the surrounding jungle, and was the setting for a courtly paradise of elegant pavilions amid gardens and pools. The rock was transformed into a recumbent lion by the addition of a brick-built head and foreparts, however nowadays only the paws remain. The rock's natural defences were augmented by broad moats and stone perimeter walls and in the event of an enemy approach, the outer moat was built so as to flood the entire area between the two moats.

Sigiriya Hotels

$$$$ Jetwing Vil Uyana Sigiriya

Located in a man-made nature reserve in the heart of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, Jetwing Vil Uyana is a luxurious eco friendly property with views out to the Unesco world heritage listed Sigiriya...

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$$ Kassapa Lions Rock Sigiriya

Kassapa Lions Rock is a superb midrange hotel ideally located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle. The property boasts spectacular views of Sigiriya rock in the midst of a small village...

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