Sigiriya is the world famous lion rock of Sri Lankaoften referred to as one of the 8 wonders of the world and a UNESCO world heritage site. Climbing the Sigiriya rock is a must-do in Sri Lanka. The rock was once a palace built between the 10th and 12th century. The ideal time to climb the rock is during the early hours of the morning to avoid the crowd and the sunny weather. Once you reach the top you will be able to witness the sigiriya paintings which are quite impressive and well preserved. You can find accommodation at sigiriya hotels such as the luxury sigiriya vil uyana by jetwing and sigiriya rock fortress.