Sita Temple, Nuwara Eliya

3.6
#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in 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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  • worth visiting for those interested in ramayan.we went there in the late afternnon.it is a small temple and can be viewed in 1-2 hours unless you want to do some religious ceremony there with priest.  more »
  • Located right on the road from Nuwerra Ella to Ella. Stop if you pass by it but don't make a detour. An important temple for Hindus.  more »
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