Sigiriya a jaw dropping palace ruins a top a rock with an unmatched combination of urban planning, water engineering, horticulture and world famous frescos! Sigiriya rock fortress is an unmatched combination of urban planning, water engineering, horticulture and arts. Carved into the rock, King Kashyapa, decided to construct his palace a top of the rock decorating the surrounding areas with water gardens. Sigiriya is perhaps most well-known for its frescos of the “damsels of Sigiriya”. The visit compromises of three major stages: The frescos; The terrace of the Lions claws; and the palace ruins a top the rock.