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#Sigiriya, #Sri Lanka. Original Images: https://www.flickr.com/photos/132646954@N02/29781058870/in/album-72157673420945992/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/132646954@N02/29448590113/in/album-72157673420945992/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/132646954@N02/29448588523/in/album-72157673420945992/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/132646954@N02/29781064900/in/album-72157673420945992/

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.

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.

Buddha Statues, Cave Tample, Dambulla, Central Province, Sri Lanka (www.secretlanka.com)

Buddha Statues, Cave Tample, Dambulla, Central Province, Sri Lanka (www.secretlanka.com)

Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization.    The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lies 205 km north of the current capital Colombo in Sri Lanka's North Central Province, on the banks of the historic Malvathu Oya.

Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lies 205 km north of the current capital Colombo in Sri Lanka's North Central Province, on the banks of the historic Malvathu Oya.

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