"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 370 m 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." Source: UNESCO World Heritage
Lion's Paw Sigiriya Rock, Sri Lanka. Thanks to Ravindra of Sri Lanka.
Postcard 2 - Frescos
The "Sigiriya Frescoes" (5th century) of this Rock formation is world famous for the ruins of Sigiriya. 3 beautiful stamps used. Thanks to Ravindra of Sri Lanka.
View of Sigiriya Rock, Sri Lankda. Thanks to Supane of Sri Lanka.