Sigiriya Rock Fortress
The Sigiriya Rock Fortress built in the 5th century AD is an ancient rock fortress and ruins of a castle situated in Sigiriya between the historic capitals of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa.
consists of an ancient castle built by King Kasyapa. The site has
the remains of an upper palace situated on the flat top of the rock,
a mid-level terrace that includes the Lion Gate and the mirror wall
with its frescoes, the lower palace that clings to the slopes below
the rock, and the moats, walls and gardens that extend for some
hundred meters out from the base of the rock. Sufficient remains
to provide the visitor with a sunning insight into the ingenuity
and creativity of the builders.