"Sigiriya" Sigiriya by tim07
Sigiriya Travel Guide: 103 reviews and 266 photos
Sigiriya rock was the main thing I wanted to see on my visit to Sri Lanka. For many years I'd imagined what it would be like to climb and the views I would get from the summit.
The rock far exceeded my expectations. At the base the water gardens were a delight to explore. The climb, although in the heat, wasn't as strenuous as I'd imagined. There were many places and views to admire on the climb. Once at the top the views were something I'll never forget.
The rock summit covers 1.6 hectares. Where once stood Kassapa's palace, only the foundations remain today. There is a... more travel advice
The cave gets its name from the boulder above it that resembles a fully opened cobra's hood. The cave was used by... more travel advice
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