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Sigiriya Museum, Sigiriya

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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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  • Glad we visited this archaeological museum. We could learn the glory of the Sigiriya in a very comfortable location.  more »
  • For a museum, it is being maintained poorly. There were ants running around the walls too!! Love the artefacts that were located in their gallery room.  more »
  • Good place to do a study on Sigiriya and ancient era. Helpful staff. Maintenance and clenliness should be improved.
  • Visit Museum before visit the rock. that will give you a great advantage of understanding the ancient system.

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