Sigiriya Museum, Sigiriya

3.2
#2 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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  • The museum has an impressive display of artefacts dating to prehistoric times and the period to the establishment of the fortress. Enjoy the brief video introduction in the reception area as a precurs...  more »
  • Need to add about the real history, who has built this place. According to history, this place has built over 5000 years ago by King Kuberu that is half brother of grate king Ravana. Same ticket can b...  more »
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  • 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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