Sita Temple, Nuwara Eliya

Colorful and extravagant in its design, Sita Temple allegedly marks the spot where Sita of the "Ramayana" fame was held captive by the demon king Rawana. The temple sits at the foot of a hill, approximately 1 km (0.62 mi) from Hakgala Botanical Garden. The statues and facades feature intricate gold decoration of Hindu iconography. Next to the temple, a stream flows over rocks marked by circular depressions supposedly made by Rawana's elephant. Put Sita Temple on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Nuwara Eliya online trip planner .
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  • You will fall in Love and start praying here if you are from INDIA , This is the place where Ravana kept our Seetha Maiyya in Ashok Watika , You will also see the footprints of Hanumanji . Must visit ...  more »
  • This is a place of significance in Hindu mythology ,legend has it that Sita goddess was held captive here....highly visited and open ambience on the way to botonical garden...must visit for Hindus in ...  more »
  • Sita temple has a great relevance in Hindu religion. Sita ji stayed at this place during the Ramayana. You can feel the peace when visit here. There is a mountain which has a face same like hanuman. A...  more »

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British colonial buildings house many of the best hotels and guesthouse in Nuwara Eliya. Nostalgia-inducing villas dot the areas just outside of the town center, located near historic tea plantations and enjoying extensive views of the landscape. You can find budget hostels, hotels, and guesthouses close to the main bus station.
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