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The 8th Wonder Of The World - The Lion Rock

Being the 8th Wonder of the World, the Sigiriya Lion Rock attracts thousands of visitors throughout the year and below are the reasons why.

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The Rock

Of all the things in Sri Lanka, this mighty rock is something that almost everyone has visited at least once during their trip here.
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Of all the things in Sri Lanka, this mighty rock is something that almost everyone has visited at least once during their trip here.

Location

The Sigiriya is located in between Dambulla and Habarana. The place is so important that it’s even listed as Pasikuda things to do in hotel sites like Uga Bay for instance.

Heights

The rock lies 370 metres above the sea level and stands 200 metres taller than the forest surrounding it.
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The rock lies 370 metres above the sea level and stands 200 metres taller than the forest surrounding it.

Wow factor

The way the palace has been built is an architectural wonder that people get amazed about even today.
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The way the palace has been built is an architectural wonder that people get amazed about even today.

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