Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Sigiriya

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Sigiriya is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Sigiriya a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Sigiriya.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Sigiriya:

  1. The Sigiriya Fortress

    #1 of 9 Art and Cultural Attractions 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

  2. Golden Temple Of Dambulla

    #2 of 9 Art and Cultural Attractions 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

  3. Pidurangala Rock Temple

    #3 of 9 Art and Cultural Attractions 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

  4. The Sigiriya Museum

    #4 of 9 Art and Cultural Attractions 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

  5. Frescoes

    #5 of 9 Art and Cultural Attractions 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

  6. Pethikada

    #6 of 9 Art and Cultural Attractions 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

  7. Sigiriya Craft Village

    #7 of 9 Art and Cultural Attractions in Sigiriya
    Sigiriya Craft Village

    Tags: Village, Arts And Crafts, Souvenir Shop

    Address: Kimbissa, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you wish to buy authentic fabrics and other items of Sri Lanka, come to Sigiriya craft village. Step into the village and you will be exposed to various shops selling batiks, brass-works, ornamenta...Read more

  8. The Sky Palace

    #8 of 9 Art and Cultural Attractions in Sigiriya
    The Sky Palace

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Garden, Adventure

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

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

    Situated on an enormous rock, surrounded by lush forest and painted a gleaming white, the Sky Palace, is said to have resembled a gigantic floating cloud in its hey day. The walls of the rock were als...Read more

  9. The Mirror Wall

    #9 of 9 Art and Cultural Attractions in Sigiriya
    The Mirror Wall

    Tags: Art And Culture, Tourist Center, Nature

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

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

    The Mirror Wall, once buffed to perfection so as to reflect the King's face, has survived the ravages of time for over 1600 years. Reached by climbing the Lion Staircase halfway in the Sigiriya Fortre...Read more

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