"The Rock of Lion" Sigiriya by Poda

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Climbing on the top you can see the rest of king palace and have a lovely view.

you have to do about 1200 steps and for people who has vertigo... the last step are really terrible!!!

The last step are where there was the lion, now you can see just the feet, but in the old you climbing on the lion body to arrive in his mouth ..it was the gate for the city.

the last terrible step

I have vertigo... doing this step I suffered a lot, to go there I had to wait in the middle that all people who went down let free the step... terrible... to go down I did it folded on my legs... nearly to be sit down on the step... all people looking at me started to laugh... I don't know why.... I dressed my best clothes too!!

For 3 days with pains on my legs!!

view from the top

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:wonderfullllllllllll
  • Cons:too much step... and vertigo
  • In a nutshell:to visit
  • Intro Updated Feb 10, 2004
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