Sigiriya – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Sigiriya The Lion Rock or Sinhagiri which is very famous from the name of Sigiriya, is the rock fortress of King Kasyapa which is situated near the Dambulla town. It is nearly 200m high and was the royal citadel of King Kasyapa for 18 years. The unique Sigiri frescoes and the Water Gardens at the entrance have proved its glamour in the scopes of architecture, irrigation and art. Since Sigiriya was constructed over 1500 years ago, it is reputed as…

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Sri Lanka Tours Polonnaruwa | Journey Scapes Travels – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Sri Lanka Tours Polonnaruwa | Journey Scapes Travels After the fall of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa became the next kingdom of Sri Lanka in 1070 AD. This transfer of kingdoms is considered as a strategic important move because of the success that the country faced after shifting the capital from Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa. The first king of Polonnaruwa was king Vijayabahu who defeated Chola invaders in 1070 AD. However the limelight of the period was king Parakramabahu 1 and his period is…

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