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Ancient Cities: Sri Lanka is home to some breathtaking historical sites, including the ancient capitals of Pollonaruwa and Anuradhapura. These vast complexes house temples, palaces, wonderful carvings and huge stupas. Equally jaw-dropping is the Rock Fort of Sigiriya which offers 360° views, making the climb to the top fully worthwhile!
UNESCO World Heritage Site - Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkey, I have a feeling Turkey may be my next trip!
Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa (477 – 495 AD) 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. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.