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  • Address: Sigiriya, Matale District, Central Province, Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 30 USD
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Family And Kids

The Sigiriya Frescoes, might once have been one of the largest collection of ancient painting in the world.  Reportedly, painted by artists perched 100m from the ground, the Frescoes were a collection of nearly 500 paintings and covered the entire rock face. Made with vivid colors, these depict beautiful women, said to be the women of the King's harem; or perhaps the Goddess Tara; or maybe simply women the artists might have seen in everyday life.

Frescoes Travel Tips

  • The last bus to Dambulla leaves at 6 pm, it is recommend to not linger in the area after dark.
  • There are no toilets, restaurants or shops inside the paid area.

Entrance Ticket Details For Frescoes

  • The ticket includes entry to the museum.

Frescoes Hours

  • The entrance to the site is only till 5 pm.

How to Reach Frescoes

  • Buses and tuk tuks ply regularly between Dambulla and Sigiriya, however the last bus leaves at 6 pm.

  • The nearest restaurants are in the Sigiriya village, you can however buy water, chips and biscuits from a shack next to the ticket counter.

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  • Frescoes Address: Sigiriya, Matale District, Central Province, Sri Lanka
  • Frescoes Timing: 07:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Frescoes Price: 30 USD
  • Best time to visit Frescoes(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Frescoes: 00:30 Mins
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  • 91.44% of people who visit Sigiriya include Frescoes in their plan

  • 41.26% of people start their Frescoes visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Frescoes

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

83.83% of people prefer walking in order to reach Frescoes

People normally club together The Sigiriya Fortress and Cobra Hood Cave while planning their visit to Frescoes.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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