Castle Complex Sigiriya, Sri Lanka was cut in the 370-meter high cliff to the 5th century BC According to legend, it was built by the emperor usurper Kasap to escape the numerous enemies. It is said that, In the fifth century AD, Kasap, the eldest son of King Datus, was to inherit the throne, but his father decided in favor of his younger son Moggallana. Kasap kindled hatred for his father and put him in prison, and in 477 he took part in his killing. Moggallana was horrified by the terrible deeds older brother and hid in South India. Fearing reprisals Kasap decided to build the capital in a remote place. And he chose the Sigiriya rock, 370 meters high.
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