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 to see Sigiriya Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Sigiriya trip maker .
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  • Interesting spectacle about the history of exploring the Citadel, with period photographs as previously "crawling" on the rock. There is also a small exhibit about the original inhabitants, both previously lived and where the beasts into the traps. The tour is approximately 40 minutes and is included in the price of entry to the rock.
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  • When you pay to enter the site, this is included, and it is so worth a look. You might be tired, but you can relax in the quiet.  more »
  • Very interesting place to visit. Hard for small kids because of stairs but a very good view form the top of the rock. The stairs are impressive and the story is fantastic. Please read before on the in...  more »

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