Sita Temple, Nuwara Eliya

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#2 of 6 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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  • We stopped here at the end of a full day of sightseeing. There were monkeys everywhere. The sculpture and wall murals were very nice.  more »
  • This temple is a must visit for anyone visiting the area. It's a small temple located at the side of a road not far from the town of nuwera eliya. It's an historic temple believed to be the place wher...  more »
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