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Address: Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0094721773006
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Description: The remnants of a fifth century royal rock fortress.

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Eight wonder in the world!!!!

If you are coming to Sri Lanka, this place need to be in your to-do list defiantly. One of the exciting places in Sri Lanka as well as in the World...

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

If you are coming to Sri Lanka, this place need to be in your to-do list defiantly. One of the exciting places in Sri Lanka as well as in the World...

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Fascinating thing, it is unbelievable someone built this more than thousand years ago. It is a bit touristy and a bit expensive for the tourists (for the locals it costs peanuts) but still worth a visit. I would not recommend to come immediately after opening as it tends to get crowdy, but couple of hours afterwards when all the people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

highlight of our stay in Sri Lanka. It was noon when we started hiking. It was quite hot but this didn't spoil our trip. We loved that place, when we got down we went to the museum to see how the palace looked like which was very helpful.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The Sigirija monolith is a simply impressive sight definitely worth the visit and the ca. $30 entrance fee. It takes you ca. 2-3 hours to visit the place. The climb up isn't that exhausting as often mentioned however you shouldn't have fear of heights either. Many mention to go as early as possible but as it is already 30+ degrees... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We hiked up Lion Rock on New Years Day - how awesome! Yes, it was stinking hot and yes, we sweat like we'd never sweat before. But boy was it worth it for that view! This is a must do. Before you start climbing there are a number of locals who offer to climb up with you - it's worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The walk was definitely a highlight of our trip to Sri Lanka. We started very early 7am and we were the first people at the top. We also visited the gardens and museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This rock will feel like you are in Australia at Ayers Rock. This was absolutely a high light of our trip to Sri Lanka. Going all the way to the top is not for the faint of heart.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A must visit place. Suggest you climb this rock early morning by 0700hrs in order to avoid the heat. If you take a local guide, agree on a rate first.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I had an amazing time in Sri Lanka and the guides were so helpful.....Beautiful holiday and wonderful memories

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visited on May 15, having reached the site at 12 noon straight our of BIA, Nogombo. We were rather worried, having read that climbing at this time ought to be avoided due to the heat. We were lucky as it was an overcast day and sun only peeped out now and then - but it was very humid. Those... More 

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