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State of Conservation (SOC)

Ancient City of Sigiriya

Ancient City of Sigiriya
  Sri Lanka
Date of Inscription: 1982
Nomination records (Year): 1981
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)
Threats*
  • Air transport infrastructure
  • Management systems/ management plan


* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.