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Sita Temple, Nuwara Eliya

3.7
#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Nuwara Eliya
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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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  • The temple is very dirty and needs a good clean up. Floors all muddy but that may be due to wet weather. Nevertheless needs a thorough clean out  more »
  • This temple is little away from Nuwara Eliya town. After a 4 hours of Scenic Journey from Kandy we reached here. Once you go here you feel as if you touched the Lotus Feet of Mother Sita. This place.....  more »

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