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All reviews sri lanka top of the rock world heritage site worth the climb early in the morning mirror wall rock fortress take your time amazing place bottle of water afraid of heights amazing views entrance fee worth the effort bring water hard work half way
This site - the features of the runs on Lion Rock itself and the surrounding site - is one of the wonders of ancient Asia and should be on everyone's list of top 3 places to in Sri Lanka even if you're there for a...More
It is not cheap but very well looked after and just a wonder to look at location views and effort to build. Go early as gets busy and I would not want to be climbing all the way up the steps in a queue and...More
The Rock looks overwhelming.....too awesome n climbing it feels impossible.But the steps make the daunting task a child's play...n thrilling once you make it.Cant imagine the struggles that people of yore made to build a palace on top and the patience they had to live...More
The climb can be very tiring especially if the sun is burning hot! Make sure you go on a day that its not raining! It has 360 degrees of amazing views! The forest seems endless from the top! Truly amazing! Take a hat and a...More
I climbed the rock 15 years ago, in the pouring rain and low cloud, so saw very little from the top, which was the only reason why I wanted to do it again. There is now a good museum, and of course the nice gardens,...More
The Lion Rock is an amazing place but unfortunately there are way too many tourists especially the elderly yet unfit ones taking their own sweet time climbing those flight of stairs. An important note: Do avoid touts & self-claimed official helpers around the vicinity. We...More
- As i mentioned this is a world heritage site which was located near Dambulla, Sri Lanka.
- As per history a secured palace with more features made by King Kashyapa to survive from enemy attacks. But some people believe there were few buildings from...More
A really nice walk which if gone early (7am) is not too hot or busy.
AVOID the dishonest "official helpers" who try and help you up. They don't like hearing "no" and need a firm "go away".
We have heard of people being asked for...More
It’s hard to ignore the fact that it’s incredibly overpriced (not entirely sure where the money goes, as noticed a few information signs were so worn they were illegible). Other than that, it’s a beautiful site and the grounds are well maintained. Recommend getting there...More