Sigiriya

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The Sigiriya

Known also as the fountain garden,this exemplifies the excellence of ancient hydrolic technology of Sri Lanka.There are four fountains symmetrically built, two on each side.These fountains are fed by the adjucent two moats associated with Summer Palaces.Water is carried to the fountains by underground water conduits and work on the simple principal of gravity and pressure.Another unusual feature is the shallow serpantine stream designed to control the movement of water.

Sigiriya