Skip to main content

Sigiriya video clips from YouTube

One of the places I want to visit at some point in the future is the ancient rock fortress Sigiriya in Sri Lanka. There are many stories about what it was; the mainstream view is that it was built by a fifth century king to guard against his brother (check this Wikipedia page for more on that), then there are others who believe that Sigiriya was built much earlier, and, if I recall correctly, might even have been Lankapura - the city of King Ravana in the Indian epic Ramayana (an idea I found in this book). Regardless, a fascinating ancient monument. Check out these videos that depict Sigiriya & also speculate about it:

1. A clip from a German show that speculates about what Sigiriya may have looked like in the past:

2. A presentation of still photos depicting what Sigiriya looks like now (set to some pleasant Sri Lankan music :):

3. This looks like some vacation video from a visit to Sigiriya:

4. A look around from top of (or at least one high level of) Sigiriya:

5. Some great shots from inside/on Sigiriya on this video:

6. Not crazy about the tour guide on this clip, but amusing, and more importantly, very good videography:

- Sujewa


wag said…
do u know what is this German eye video clip related? cant identify searching it more than 3,2 years Arley ..still not find...

also i herd some BBC or Heritage Tv done another 3D doc. in sigiriya...
wag said…
if any one know more than this in sigiriya 3D genarated imagerys pl mail me..

Popular posts from this blog

The Meyerowitz Stories is very good

Note - I saw the movie before the Dustin Hoffman sex assault allegations story broke.  Not sure what kind of an experience I would have had watching the movie had I knew about the allegations.

Great movie, well written, well acted.  An interesting NYC experience.
Trailer - 
Check out the movie at Netflix -

Kevin Jerome Everson - GIDEST Seminar Video