Sigiriya Museum, Sigiriya

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#3 of 16 in Museums in Central Province
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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  • Visited the Rock, such an amazing place, would definitely recommend getting a guide for 20USD! Our guide was very knowledgeable and told us all about the history and the King! We went right to the top...  more »
  • This is where you pay the foreign toll booth ($30). Photographs, explanations and excavations of the circumstances discovered on the first and second floors are on display. It is a feeling of the preparation before it climbs the rock though it is sober.
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