Things to do in Sigiriya

The Best Things To Do In Sigiriya

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    16 Tourist Attractions in Sigiriya

    Must see places in Sigiriya ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Sigiriya and point of interests to visit.

  • Citadel Of Sigiriya - Lion Rock

    #1 of 16 Things To Do in Sigiriya
    Citadel Of  Sigiriya - Lion Rock

    Tags: Outdoors, Tourist Center, Rock Climbing, Nature

    Address: Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the underrated and unique attractions of Sigiriya is the ‘Lion Rock’. Nearly 200 meters high, this big rock is magnificent because of its structure that looks like a lion. At presen...Read more

  • The Sigiriya Fortress

    #2 of 16 Things To Do in Sigiriya
    The Sigiriya Fortress

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Sigiriya, Matale District, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The fortress was designed by the King Kasyapa to serve as his capital. Accordingly, prior to its abandonment, Sigiriya was surrounded by magnificent moats, gardens, palaces and had four gates. A gigan...Read more

  • Golden Temple Of Dambulla

    #3 of 16 Things To Do in Sigiriya
    Golden Temple Of Dambulla

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Cave

    Address: Dambulla Golden Temple, Dambulla, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Comprising of over 80 caves containing paintings and sculptures, this is another World Heritage Site within the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka, about twelve miles from the Sigiriya Fortress. In spite ...Read more

  • Cobra Hood Cave

    #4 of 16 Things To Do in Sigiriya
    Cobra Hood Cave

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Tourist Center, Rock Climbing

    Address: Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Moving to the next level from the Boulder Gardens, you can see a cobra shaped rock, popularly known as Cobra Hood Cave. Raise your head and you will see that the rock is shaped as a cobra’s hood...Read more

  • Minneriya National Park

    #5 of 16 Things To Do in Sigiriya
    Minneriya National Park

    Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Wildlife Park, Wildlife Safari

    Address: Habarana-Polonnaruwa Road, Habarana , Sri Lanka

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    An hour drive from Sigiriya will take you to this beautiful national park of Sri Lanka. It is centrally located and is considered as the best place in Sri Lanka to observe wild Asian elephants. In fac...Read more

  • Pidurangala Rock Temple

    #6 of 16 Things To Do in Sigiriya
    Pidurangala Rock Temple

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors

    Address: Pidurangala, Matale District, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Offering a gorgeous view of the dense Sri Lankan forest, the Pidurangala Rock is nearly as tall as the nearby Sigiriya. From the top you can view the entire Sigiriya complex while at the base is a Bud...Read more

  • The Sigiriya Museum

    #7 of 16 Things To Do in Sigiriya
    The Sigiriya Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Educational Site, Tourist Center

    Address: Sigiriya, Matale District, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Located just 200m from the Sigiriya fortress, the museum has a number of displays featuring the history of the region. The displays are simple, but informative and provide an excellent context to the ...Read more

  • Frescoes

    #8 of 16 Things To Do in Sigiriya
    Frescoes

    Tags: Art And Culture

    Address: Sigiriya, Matale District, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    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 colle...Read more

  • Pethikada

    #9 of 16 Things To Do in Sigiriya
    Pethikada

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Statue

    Address: Pethikada, Sigiriya Village, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This award winning art gallery is filled with traditional and modern paintings, traditional handicrafts like wooded sculptures, statues and lacquer works. It is a must-see place for anyone interested ...Read more

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