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Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa (477 – 495 AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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from Bloglovin’

uncommonjones: Ancient temple ruins in Anuradhapura in Sri... (The Gifts Of Life)

temple ruins in Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. The carved stone is c the ‘Moonstone’ and the steps lead to a sitting Buddha

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"As the Rothschild team looks Beyond Africa, we have all been captivated by Sri Lanka. This small island country, located south of India, is known for elephants, tea and warm smiles. But there is so much more to discover in Sri Lanka. The best Sri Lanka tour packages combine wildlife, culture and history. Don’t miss these must-do experiences when planning a trip to Sri Lanka."

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from traveltriangle.com

10 Breathtakingly Beautiful Monsoon Getaways Near Pune & Mumbai

The Ajanta Caves Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India are 29 rock-cut cave…

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Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometres (92 mi) east of Colombo and 72 kilometres (45 mi) north of Kandy. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.Check the link to read more about Sri Lanka http://travelme-srilanka.blogspot.com/

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The Gal Vihara, also known as Gal Viharaya, is a rock temple of the Buddha situated in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa in north-central Sri Lanka

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Sigiriya - Sri Lanka; Quite the climb, but totally worth it! :) #lka #SriLanka #VisitSriLanka

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This was the scariest climb I've ever done! Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

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from WanderingKiwi

Sri Lanka: Wandering through Galle with Shanjei

I did a great walking tour of Galle, the historic fort town on the south coast of Sri Lanka - read all bout it in my post!

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Photos: The Hats of Queen Elizabeth’s Monarchy, in Honor of Her Diamond Jubilee | Society | Vanity Fair

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