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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  • As described in the Ramayana. This where Sita was held captive by Ravana and Hanuman came there in his big form and gave her the wedding ring back from Lord Ram. Hanuman’s foot print in his giant form...  more »
  • It was my second visit to the Sita Temple and still gave me the same feeling. There's a nice historical story attached to this temple and I wished there was something written on the place for people w...  more »
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