"Lion Paws at Sigiriya" Sri Lanka Things to Do Tip by mtncorg

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  Up through the paws of the Lion you go
by mtncorg

The final section of the climb to the top of the rock goes up through the paws of the 'Lion'. "Sigiriya" is a shortened version of "Lion's Throat" which the stairs to the top went up and through. Nowadays, only the paws are left - enough to give you an impression of how large the old lion must have been. The stairs are very steep and there is no water on top.

Address: Sigiriya

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  • Written Apr 19, 2003
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