Sigiriya consists of an ancient citadel built by King Kashyapa during the 5th century.Sigiriya, also called Lion Rock or Lion Mountain, site in central Sri Lankaconsisting of the ruins of an ancient stronghold that was built in the late 5th century CE on a remarkable monolithic rock pillar. The rock, which is so steep that its top overhangs the sides, rises to an elevation of 1,144 feet (349 metres) above sea level and is some 600 feet (180 metres) above the surrounding plain.
Sigiriya or Sinhagiri is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is a site of historical and archaeological si..
Architecture of ancient Sri Lanka
Dambulla cave temple