Sigiriya

Sigiriya

ruins of an ancient royal capital city on a granite Lion's rock

Location: 

Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Duration: 

Monday, September 11, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Sigiriya: ruins of a royal capital built on a granite rock
  2. Legendary: known as the Lion's Rock and a royal tragedy
  3. UNESCO: protected for its historic ruins and urban planning
  4. Paintings: me getting threatened with jail for taking pictures
  5. My trip: arriving by car shortly before sunset (last entry)

Image sources

  1. Sigiriya Rock
  2. Ruins on the top
  3. Me enjoying the view
  4. Rock paintings
  5. The walk up

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