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Sigirya, Sri Lanka: The Legendary Cliff Fortress (12:30)

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The ruins of the capital built by the parricidal King Kassapa I (477-95) lie on the steep slopes and at the summit of a granite peak standing some 1,200 feet high (the "Lion's Rock," which dominates the jungle from all sides). A series of galleries and staircases emerging from the mouth of a gigantic lion constructed of bricks and plaster provide access to the site.

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Sigirya, Sri Lanka: The Legendary Cliff Fortress

Part of the Series : Treasures of the World: Central and Southern Asia
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The ruins of the capital built by the parricidal King Kassapa I (477-95) lie on the steep slopes and at the summit of a granite peak standing some 1,200 feet high (the "Lion's Rock," which dominates the jungle from all sides). A series of galleries and staircases emerging from the mouth of a gigantic lion constructed of bricks and plaster provide access to the site.

Length: 13 minutes

Item#: FMK144256

ISBN: 978-1-64347-426-7

Copyright date: ©2002

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