What are the five building types of Sri Lankan architecture?

What are the five building types of Sri Lankan architecture?

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    Who were the first inhabitants of Sri Lanka?

    Groups ancestral to the modern Veddas were probably the earliest inhabitants of Sri Lanka. Their arrival is dated tentatively to about 000 years ago.

    When did tea come to Sri Lanka?

    The industry was introduced to the country in 1867 by James Taylor, a British planter who arrived in 1852. Tea planting under smallholder conditions has become popular in the 1970s.

    How do you explain Sigiriya?

    Sigiriya also known as the Lion's Rock is a rock fortress and a palace located in the Matale district of Sri Lanka. This ruin is surrounded by gardens, ponds and other structures. Sigiriya was built by King Kassapa and it is included as a World Heritage site. Sigiriya is the best preserved city centre in Asia.

    Why do people like Sigiriya?

    Sigiriya Rock – the eighth wonder of the Ancient world Climbing the rock alone is an experience for most travelers, but the sights like the Frescoes, the mirror wall with graffiti, the water garden, and the boulder gardens (Asia's oldest surviving landscape gardens) are all must see activities when you are there.

    What is so special about Sigiriya?

    On a plateau halfway up the rock Kasyapa built a gateway in the form of a huge lion with a staircase emerging from the lion's mouth, hence its name meaning Lion Rock. 6. Considered one of the best examples of ancient urban planning, the site of Sigiriya became an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.