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Arts of Sigiriya

When referring to the paintings in Sigiriya, very ancient paintings have been created very beautifully. It is also a matter of fact that the paintings are very beautiful without damage till today.Scholars believe that the Sigiriya paintings are similar to the cave paintings of the Ajanta caves. The Sigiriya paintings mainly feature women, and it is believed that these women are replicas of the beautiful women who lived in the palace of Sigiriya king Kasyapa. The use of colors in paintings increases the attraction of tourists.

The most common thing about these paintings is that all these paintings have delicate patterned tattoos on the necks of signa women. This mainly indicates that these women are the wives of King Kasyapa. These women are depicted picking flowers in their hands to worship the Buddha or come to Sinhagiri or Sigiriya. .

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