Sri Lanka, Sigiriya Day Trip with Lion Rock

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Sigiriya Lion Rock – The day will start with a trip to the Sigiriya Lion Rock. Sigiriya is labelled as the Eighth Wonder of The World and is located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.
Sigiriya labelled as the Eighth Wonder of the World, is the best-preserved city centre in Asia from the 1st millennium and the best-known monument here is undoubtedly the 
rock fortress of Sigiriya also known as the Sigiriya Lion Rock. The complex consists of the central rock.

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During this full-day tour to Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Rock Caves – on a private day trip from Colombo.
Explore the legendary Dambulla Cave temple, marvel at the towering Sigiriya Rock, and immerse yourself in Sri Lanka’s history. 

duration

1 day, 8-10hours

Language

English

transportation

bus, car, van

Sigiriya Rock

Sigiriya Lion Rock – The day will start with a trip to the Sigiriya Lion Rock. Sigiriya is labelled as the Eighth Wonder of The World and is located in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Sigiriya, labelled as the Eighth Wonder of the World, is the best preserved city centre in Asia from the 1st millennium and the best known monument here is undoubtedly the rock fortress of Sigiriya also known as the Sigiriya Lion Rock. The complex consists of the central rock, rising 200 meters above the surrounding plain, surrounded by two moats and three ramparts. With its combination of buildings and gardens, pathways, water gardens and the fusion of symmetrical and asymmetrical elements, it displays the grandeur and complexity of urban-planning in 5th century Sri Lanka.

Dambulla

Dambulla Cave Temple Complex – You will then be taken for a bit cave exploration at the Dambulla Cave Temple Complex. Dambulla is an ancient city with a history of early inhabitants reaching as far back as 7th to 3rd century BC. The place is made famous by the largest and best preserved cave temple complex, which contain statues and paintings, along with having the largest rose quartz mountain in South Asia which dates back to the 1st century BCE. The complex has five (5) caves under a vast overhanging rock and the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock. There are images of the Lord Buddha and bodhisattvas, as well as various Hindu gods and goddesses. Spend time at the monastery which is still functional and receives visitors daily and learn a little bit more about Sri Lanka\\\'s wonderful history.

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