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.
Sigiriya Museum reviews
this museum house ancient objects such as water pipes and other items found during excavations at sigiriya rock fortress. it also has a depiction of how sigiriya would be looking in olden times... more »
sigiriya museum is a very important place to visit every visitor before climb the rock. one of the best archaeological Museum shows the in situ conservation about the historical remains and very... 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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