More ideas from Orhan

Vacation

Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa (477 – 495 AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion.

Magnificent Cave Temple Carved out of a Single Rock

Kailashnath Temple in Maharasthra, India “What’s most amazing about the Kailashnath Temple is that it’s carved out of one single rock. Carvers started at the top and excavated downward, exhuming the temple out of the existing rock.