Sigiriya – The Eighth Wonder of the World Candidate

Enormous lion claws, lakes, hydraulic systems, canals, dams and fountains are a rare combination in an ancient location discovery. This selection of items would be a wild guess belong to a very modern museum designed by the world’s greatest architects. Towering 200 meters, Sigiriya has the most mind-boggling view in Sri Lanka. Besides a taunting past, Sigiriya rock fortress is a now both a tourist attraction and an area of study. Dating to the 3rd century and playing different roles in Sri Lanka’s government business, a lot about the fortress is still being uncovered.

Sigiriya rock fortress aka lion rock is known as one of the world wonders and it is truly a magnificent place to explore.

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