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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…
Tag Archives: Sigiriya
15th June 2017 , By roland
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History of Sigiriya- Lion Rock, Sri Lanka- A Fortress In The Sky
Sigiriya towers skywards from the central Sri Lankan plains in Matale district close to Dambulla town. It was once home to a wondrous kingdom. Sigiriya is one of the most visited global tourist attractions and if you’re looking for a hotel in Sigiriya, there is a wide range of accommodation to choose fr ...
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27th January 2015 , By Fritzjames Stephen
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Sigiriya Moat – Fondly Known as the Eighth Wonder of the World
The history of the Isle of Sri Lanka has been peppered with grandiose kingdoms, powerful kings and patronage to religious institutions. As a result, during ancient kingdoms such as Anuradhapura and Pollonnaruwa a number of palaces and tributes to Buddhism were seen intermittently. In modern times, the remains ...
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12th March 2014 , By Fritzjames Stephen
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Sigiriya – the work of King Kasyapa
Regarded as one of the finest examples of urban planning during the days of the kings of Sri Lanka, Sigiriya is often made part of a holiday in Sri Lanka. Catering to the diverse needs of the present day traveller, Sri Lanka Holiday Travel through its wide variety of Sri Lanka tour packages will lead you o ...
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13th February 2014 , By auburn
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Elegant Turn of Phrase – The Mirror Wall in Sigiriya
Sigiriya said to be the capital of a 5th century monarch of Sri Lanka is noted as one of the best preserved examples of urban planning anywhere in the world. It is also known for its frescos, water, boulder and terraced gardens and the mirror wall. In its heyday this wall is said to have been so highly polish ...
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16th January 2014 , By Sumaira Narayan
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Happy Memories – Shop for Souvenirs in Sigiriya
A souvenir is an object connected to a person or place that brings back memories for the person who owns it. It has no real significance for anyone else. Souvenirs, like photographs can also be records that bring back memories. In spite of the mass produced kitsch that pass off as keepsakes, souvenirs have an ...
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16th September 2013 , By Sumaira Narayan
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Pidurangala Rock – King Kasyapa’s Best Kept Secret
The Pidurangala rock and cave temple complex is located a ways north of Sigiriya, and is a site of great archeological interest as well as of religious value to Buddhists. A rock similar in size to her famous sister of Sigiriya, Pidurangala is considered to be the site where Kasyapa relocated the Buddhist mon ...
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12th October 2012 , By Pushpitha Wijesinghe
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Tales of our Forefathers – Pidurangala Temple Sigiriya
Archaeological treasures are scattered around the Sigiriya area and the Pidurangala caves and temple atop the Pidurangala hill, just across from the Sigiriya rock is one of these. Although it is in close proximity to the famous Sigiriya archaeological site it is less well known but nevertheless would make an ...
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11th February 2012 , By Pushpitha Wijesinghe
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Ancient Wonders – Sigiriya Water Gardens
Sigiriya an ancient rock fortress and palace surrounded by beautifully planned and landscaped gardens dating from about the 5th century CE, is one of the best examples of eco friendly garden design anywhere in the world. The three types of gardens, namely boulder, water and terraced gardens form an integral p ...
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