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Had a great trip to Sri Lanka last month. The highlight of the trip was our guide Amila, without his help we won’t be able to enjoy the trip as we ... MoreReview for Amila Eranga, Tour guide in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
We went to Sri Lanka in Dec-Jan 2019 and it was super amazing trip. Thilanka was amazing and he helped us throughout the trip as a friend and didn't ... MoreReview for Thilanka Wijesinghe (thila), Tour guide in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Kasun was a outstanding tour guide with a friendly manner.His skills and ability to guide people around is remarkable. If you want to make ... MoreReview for Kasun Perera, Tour guide in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
If you decide to see just one thing when touring Sri Lanka, make it Sigiriya. Yes sir, this soaring, sheer-cut rock jutting out dramatically from the plains of the Central Province is almost certainly the country’s most startling and striking site. Crowned with a UNESCO tag, it represents one of the oldest ancient fortresses on the island, with a history running all the way back to the 5th century AD.
Cultural attractions abound, revealing themselves as travellers make their way up the much-trodden 1,200 steps that cling their way tenuously around the rock faces to the tip of the citadel. The western rock face reveals frescoes of damsels, and the so-called Mirror Wall fascinates, a pre-historic piece of polished rock covered with graffiti from ancient visitors. Then comes the otherworldly Lion Gate, and the sprawling majesty of the surrounding Water Gardens, said to be the oldest planned gardens on the planet. To make the most of this eighth wonder of the world, Sigiriya tour guides offer comprehensive guided walks around the site, regaling visitors with tales of ancient monarchs and battles, and elaborate construction techniques along the way.
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