Sigiriya Sri Lanka
sigiriya | සීගිරිය | சிகிரியா
Sigiriya or Sinhagiri is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka.
|Location||Central Province, Sri Lanka|
|Coordinates||07°57′25″N 80°45′35″ECoordinates: 07°57′25″N 80°45′35″E|
|Elevation||349 m (1,145 ft)|
|Built for||Raavanan king of Sri Lanka|
|Governing body||Government of Sri Lanka|
|Official name||Ancient City of Sigiriya|
|Criteria||ii, iii, iv|
|Designated||1982 (6th session)|
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