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Sigiriya

Enjoy the stunning sunset from the top of the 8th wonder of the world…

Sigiriya is an ancient Rock fortress in the north central part of the island dated to the 5th century CE. It is dubbed the “Eighth Wonder of the Ancient World”, and the best preserved city center in Asia from the first millennium. Macro and micro hydraulics including a man-made lake with a 8 mile (12 km) dam and a series of moats, as well as water control and retaining systems showcasing one of the ancient world’s most sophisticated hydraulic technologies. These miniature water gardens were created five centuries before those at Angkor in Cambodia or the Mughal gardens in India.