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Sita Temple, Nuwara Eliya
(3.3/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
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. Arrange to visit Sita Temple and other attractions in Nuwara Eliya using our Nuwara Eliya travel itinerary maker.
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  • Nothing great about this place, There is two huge holes which are marked as Hanuman has stepped his foot with yellow paint. A small river flows there which is full of garbage which I didnt like. There...  more »
  • It was a nice visit & well maintained temple , the foot prints of hanuman look real, though it's dedicated to Sita its predominantly Sri Rama & Hanuman as main deity is worshipped here. 
  • The Sita temple is in Nuwara Eliya and is really small. It's known because this is where Hanuman ji is said to have first arrived when he came to Lanka. There is a marked 'footprint' of him and that's...  more »