Maps of Sigiriya

Tourist Map of Sri Lanka

Tourist Map of Sri Lanka

Sigiriya is located in north-central Sri Lanka. Its strategic location makes it an ideal jump off point for other sites in the Cultural Triangle as Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, Minneriya Elephant Park and much more.

Sigiriya is 181 kilometers from Colombo; a drive of 3.5 hours. The tourist resort of Negombo is 153 kilometers (3 hours) away. It is 98 kilometers (2 hours) from the hill capital of Kandy.


Story of Sigirya book cover

Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of Sigiriya in this beautifully illustrated book. In Part 1 travel back in time and meet the key players who shaped the rock fortress's history. Part 2 contains a comprehensive Site Guide with hundreds of photographs and descriptions of the ruins.

Where to But This Book

This map shows Sigiriya (center of circle) is well placed as a central location from which to visit other interesting places.

Sigiriya Distance Guide

The table below provides distances for some key locations. The areas marked in yellow are approximately 30 - 90 minutes drive from each other. Those colored in orange are 90 -150 minutes travel from those marked in yellow. The locations marked in purple are 2 to 5 hours drive from those in yellow.

Sri Lanka Distances
Distance in kilometers

Sigiriya - Historical Site Map

Sigiriya Map (Site Layout)