Sigiriya in Central Province of Sri Lanka

Sigiriya (Lion Rock), Sri Lanka.

Sigiriya (Lion Rock) is an ancient rock fortress located in Central Province of Sri Lanka. The site is of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century.
Today it is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning.

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