Another Day to the “Rock”

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Alicia Xian

I past the fountain garden, see a Buddhist monk goes to the big “Rock” Sigiriya served as a place of religious retreat as far back as third century BC, when Buddhist monks established here till power struggle between two brothers 4th Century, an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs and Royal Palace, is remands of "kassapa" defense fortress Sigiriya “Lion rock is the most memorable single attraction, archaeological remains, a unforgettable day to explore the ancient artifacts, frescoes,The Eighth Wonder of the Ancient World, a place of meditation, worship, to seek peace and solitude.

Location: Sigiriya, Southern Province, Sri Lanka


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