Sigiriya Lion Rock & Evening Jeep Safari
This tour will give you a two-hour study of the ancient Sri Lankan fortress, Sigiriya. You will be able to learn about the technology used by the kings of Sri Lanka in the past and enjoy the beauty of the environment.Itinerary
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Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa, this site was selected by King Kashyapa (477 – 495 AD) for his new capital. He built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. The name of this place is derived from this structure — Sīnhāgiri, the Lion Rock (an etymology similar to Sinhapura, the Sanskrit name of Singapore, the Lion City).
The capital and the royal palace was abandoned after the king's death. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century. Sigiriya today is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning.
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 4 To 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pic you up from wherever Hotel you are staying at with in Dambulla, Sigiriya or habarana
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.