Deraniyagala Cave

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Deraniyagala Cave (Cave no.7) is a large rock cave situateed in the premises of the Sigiriya Rock in Matale DistrictMatale District. The cave was a shelter used by monks and actually predates Sigiri Fort. Similar to the first painted caves, the Deraniyagala caves are on the itinerary on the descent from the ancient imperial city of Sigiriya. It was Dr. Deraniyagala who discovered and investigated them, giving rise to their name.

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