Climb to the summit of arguably one of Sri Lanka’s most iconic and captivating of attractions that hold a wealth of tales. Such is the pageantry that welcomes every nature lover to the ancient city of Sigiriya. Once the proud kingdom of King Kashyapa, Sigiriya or the ‘Lion Rock’ is a rock fortress that depicts the remnants of a castle at its summit. For an air taxi Sri Lanka experiences, schedule a journey with Cinnamon Air. Such air taxi tours Sri Lanka has to offer will lead you to the heart of this engineering marvel.
Learn of the visionary and artistic mindset of King Kashyapa who crafted what is now one of the most visited World Heritage Sites in the world. Be awed by the fountains, well maintained gardens and ponds that were utilised by those of the King’s court during years gone by. Visit the famed ‘mirror wall’ complex and take time to study each intricate stroke and pattern of the Sigiriya frescoes which showcase a group of maidens believed to have served the great king. Sigiriya is an oasis of thick jungle, an intriguing irrigation system coupled with fascinating tales that continue to be enjoyed by avid adventurers.
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