Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Lanka Tauheed Ahmad March 14, 2016 Travel 3041 Built over 1,500 years ago between AD 477 to 495, the rocking Sigiriya, also known as ‘Lion’s Rock’, is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin located on the island of beautiful Sri Lanka. Sigiriya is a popular tourist place, and this fantastic outcrop is surrounded by what is left of extensive & lovely gardens and reservoirs. Sigiriya is one of the 7 World Heritage Sites of the island, renowned for its ancient fresco, akin to those of the Ajanta Caves of India. Therefore; Sigiriya is believed one of the most foremost urban planning sites of the first millennium, and the site plan is considered very elaborate and imaginative. The plan combined idea of symmetry and asymmetry to intentionally interlock the man-made geometrical and natural forms of the surroundings. The Sirgiriya Gardens of the Sigiriya are one of the most important aspects of the site, as it is among the oldest landscaped gardens in the world. These gorgeous gardens are divided into 3 distinct but linked forms, Cave & boulder gardens, water gardens, and terraced gardens. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Related PostsPrachov Rock FormationsRohit Sharma Two Great ODI’s Double Centuries.Stunning South Coast of Sri Lanka“Masada” The Most Popular Tourist Attractions in IsraelThe Flaming Rocks of Chimaera of TurkeyKachaghakaberd, A Top Fortress Amazes Everybody With its Majestic BeautyPuka Pukara; The Red Fort of Inca Ruins in PeruLake Huron is one of Five Great Lakes of North AmericaThe Rock Islands of Palau is Famous For Their World’s Best BeachesBaba Vida: The Best Preserved Medieval Fortress in BulgariaVasquez Rocks, A Spectacular Rock FormationsThe Granite Town, The Strange 65-ft Tall Rock Formations just Discovered in Siberia Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.