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Visit Sigiriya Rock

Sigiriya Rock is also known as the lion rock which is located in the Matale district of Sri Lanka. This place has been recognized as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that can be reached out easily by train or  bus from the towns of Dambulla or Habarana. You will love to watch the beautiful moats and gardens that surround the whole place followed by the planned fortress, ruined halls, the mirror wall, citadel and ancient paintings called frescoes.

Best Time to Visit Sigiriya Rock

The most preferable time when you can decide to visit this fortress is during the months from January to April when the climate remains pleasant and moderate unlike extreme hot or cold weather conditions, and the convenient way that you can choose to visit this place is by taking a public bus from Habarana or Dambulla. 

Places to visit

Sirgiriya rock or the Lion rock is an ancient fort which is located in the Central part of Sri Lanka and is known as the UNESCO World Heritage site that is elevated at a height of 370 meters that lies between the towns of Dambulla or Habarana.

Pidurangala Rock is a few kms away from the Sirgiriya rock and is another UNESCO World Heritage site that offers you a wonderful view from the top. Also witness the enormous Buddha statue that is located under an ancient boulder along with the white temple that is situated at the base of the cliff. 

Enjoy your time on the elephant safari that takes you through the beautiful places along with the Sigiriya museum that was established in the year 2009, as a huge contribution to the historic and prehistoric period of the reign of King Kashyapa. For more information on tourism packages to Sri Lnaka contact Swan Tours or call 011 23415601.

Entry Fee for Sigiriya

Tourist Type: Amount (LKR & USD)

Foreign Tourist: 30 USD

Citizen of SAARC Countries: 15 USD

Domestic/Sri Lankan: 100 LKR

Opening Timing of Sigiriya Rock

7:00 AM - 04:00 PM