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Sigiriya

city, palace, and royal gardens

by Senake Bandaranayake

  • 21 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Central Cultural Fund, Ministry of Cultural Affairs in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sigiriya (Sri Lanka),
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sigiriya.
    • Subjects:
    • Art -- Sri Lanka -- Sigiriya.,
    • Architecture -- Sri Lanka -- Sigiriya.,
    • Sigiriya (Sri Lanka) -- Description and travel.

    • About the Edition

      Brief historical outline of Sigiriya, Sri Lanka.

      Edition Notes

      StatementSenake Bandaranayake.
      ContributionsMadhyama Saṃskr̥tika Aramudala (Sri Lanka)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS490.S53 B36 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. :
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6860837M
      ISBN 109556131116
      LC Control Number00372438
      OCLC/WorldCa45439458

        Jungle swathes the eastern face of the Sigiriya rock, topped with the citadel built by King Kashyapa I in the late fifth century A.D. in central Sri Lanka. Book your tickets online for Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya: reviews, articles, photos of Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 12 attractions in Sigiriya/5(K).

      Sigiriya sits right in the middle of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle made up by Kandy, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. Technically, Sigiriya refers to the ancient city, but most people use it when speaking of the iconic rock fortress that dominates the historic capital at a height of feet. 0% Commission. We take no commissions from your bookings. Your hard earned money is for you to keep.

      Elephas Resort, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka Situated in Central Sri Lanka’s verdant plains, boasting of breathtaking panoramas of ancient historical sites, abundant wildlife and traditional ways of life, we offer unforgettable adventures with indulgent all-inclusive benefits, featuring gourmet dining . One can catch a bus, or book a rental car or a cab. The distance between Colombo and Sigiriya is km. It is roughly an hour and 33 mins travel to Sigiriya, inclusive of transfers. By train, as there are no direct trains from Colombo, the best option is to board the train from Colombo Fort to Habrana and will cost you between LKR ,


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Sigiriya is one of the most valuable historical monuments of Sri Lanka. Referred by locals as the Eighth Wonder of the World this ancient palace and fortress complex has significant archaeological importance and attracts thousands of tourists every year. It is probably the most visited tourist destination of Sri Lanka.

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Its author Senani Ponnamperuma is a brilliant storyteller. Using a crisp narrative style, he brings this story alive and introduces us to many previously unknown and overlooked facts/5(4). A Guide to Visiting Sigiriya Rock – Sri Lanka Sigiriya Rock is perhaps the most recognised Sri Lankan landmark and is on most travellers Sri Lankan itinerary.

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Unable to redeem himself with his people for this crime he abandons his capital and flees deep into the inhospitable forests of central Sri Lanka.

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