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April'16 Quiz

Can you identify the name of the photograph on the left and where it is located?

Send your answers to info@tappasvoyages.com, those correct will go into a draw and the winner will receive a Travel Book on India.


Winner for March 2016 – No correct answer






Sigiriya Rock Fortress

This UNESCO World Heritage site, a spectacular Rock Fortress, is one of Sri Lanka's major attractions. The most impressive facets of the unique complex are the Water Gardens, the Frescoes of beautiful maidens, the Mirror Wall with ancient graffiti, the Lion platform and the Summit of 1.6 hectares, which was completely covered by buildings during the period of Sigiriya's glory. A mighty 600 ft high rock-fortress of a 5th century King is also famous for its entrancingly beautiful frescoes which are found in a sheltered pocket of the rock. One cannot fail to marvel at the masterful execution of the sinuous forms of these women (originally 500, of which only 19 remain today). The old stairway to the top led through the mouth of a huge crouching lion, carved from the rock- today only the paws remain. Remains of the handsome royal citadel are on the summit.