The Mount View Holiday Bungalow

Lion’s mouth and lion gate

Sigiriya Lions feet

When we see a lion’s photograph it is saying the pride and fearlessness. The entrance to the tip of the palace was built in the shape of a lion’s mouth. The most significant and remarkable feature of the rock would have been the Lion staircase leading to the palace garden on the summit. This lion staircase could be visualized as a gigantic figure.

Through the open of the mouth of the lion had led the covered staircase. It was built by bricks and timber and tiled roof. All that remains now are the two colossal paws. And a mass of brick masonry surround the ancient limestone steps and the cuts and groves on the rock face. It is giving an idea of the size and shape of the lion figure.