Sita Gumpha, Nashik
Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
Enter an sacred cave under five ancient bunyan trees at Sita Gumpha, a popular Hindu shrine near Nashik. A very narrow staircase will take you down into the cavern believed to be the place from which legendary King Ravan abducted Lord Rama’s wife, Sita. This important tourist spot at a river bank provides some shade and you should plan ahead to avoid long lines. The cave has a shiva linga worshiped by Sita but you should bring a torch with you. Statues of Ram, Lakshman and Sita can also be seen in the cave, which lies 9.4 km (5.8 mi) from Nashik Railway Station. Plan your visit to Sita Gumpha and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Nashik vacation planner.
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It is an ancient cave where Goddess Sita had lived during their exile. However it is bit down in basement. Further there is always a queue for Darshan. Anyone who feels Suffocation shouldn't visit as ... read more »
As per Ramayana, Sita Devi hide in cave during Khara - Rama war. There is a small 'Q' there to get in. Nice and clean place for devotees. This is situated in Panchavati (5 Banyan Trees)
Thisi s an experience to have. Its a small underground cave in which there is a temple with ram darbar. dont miss out on the 5 banyan trees and a temple depicting ramayan located on the opposite end.
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