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Sigiriya Museum, Sigiriya

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Learn about a UNESCO World Heritage site at Sigiriya Museum, an attraction dedicated to three decades of archaeological research on the ancient rock structure. View a detailed diorama of the site and consider the theory that Sigiriya was once a Buddhist monastery, although most believe a palace or fortress stood here. Admire artifact displays of tools, jewels, sculptures, and even a human skeleton, and do not miss the prehistoric section highlighting the area's inhabitants from thousands of years ago. When you've finished, climb the rock fortress for sweeping views of the area. Plan your Sigiriya Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sigiriya using our Sigiriya trip itinerary builder.
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  • One could easily spend hours for all of the collections is quite well exposed and parts are many; but we were able to move that quickly, given our schedule. To recommend
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  • At or even explains the history of the site and reproduction of the friezes of damsels visit is fast
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  • Neither me or my girlfriend is that much into museums, but this one took us by surprise. After you've been on the rock it is very exiting to see what it might have been in ancient days and all the dis...  more »