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    amazing Sigiriya rock fortress in Srilanka.

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  • Helmie Bijleveld

    The ruins of the Sigiriya, or Lion's Rock, central Matale District, Sri Lanka. A large stone and ancient rock fortress and palace ruin. It is one of the eight World Heritage Sites. It was used as a rock-shelter mountain monastery from about the 5th century BC. According to the chronicles as Mahavamsa the entire complex was built by King Kashyapa (AD 477 – 495), and after the king's death, it was used as a Buddhist monastery until 14th century.

  • Decker Nmoali

    UNESCO World Heritage Site Sigiriya Rock, Sri Lanka. Sigiriya is a large stone and ancient rock fortress and palace ruin in the central Matale District. It is one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. It was used as a rock-shelter mountain monastery from about the 5th century BC. According to the chronicles as Mahavamsa the entire complex was built by King Kashyapa (AD 477 – 495), and after the king's death, it was used as a Buddhist monastery until 14th century.

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