Sigiriya – which is one of the most enigmatic and mysterious attractions, not only in Sri Lanka, but the entire world! This is the most unique and distinctive architectural monument monumental masterpiece of ancient architecture.
Erected was an amazing citadel in 477 by King Kasyapa, who thanks to his cunning usurped the throne, treacherously killed his father. Younger brother Kasyapa decided to flee to South India to procure military reinforcements in order to avenge the murder of his father. Usurper very afraid that revenge really overtake his brother, so I decided to build a fortress to protect himself from his righteous anger. This power structure, it was decided to build on top of a huge 180 – meter cliff. Read the rest of this entry »