Sigiriya is a magnificent rock fortress located in the heart of the island worked in the fifth century A.D. The massive rocky plateau 310 meters above the sea level and 200 meters higher than the surrounding jungles. The fortress complex comprises remnants of a ruined palace, surrounded by an extensive network of fortifications, vast gardens, ponds, canals, alleys and fountains. The western wall of Sigiriya is almost entirely covered by frescoes, like the Ajantha Frescoes in India. This majestic Citadel in the sky was the refuge of King Kasyapa and is world-renowned for its ‘Mirror Wall’, which consists of poems and paragraphs carved by some of the thousands of visitors who visited the rock many years ago.