Sita Temple, Nuwara Eliya

3.7
#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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  • This is located within the road from Nuwara eliya to Hakgala Botanical garden in a very nice place. Hindus believe that this the place where Hanuma met Seetha after King Ravana hide her. There's a nic...  more »
  • This was very nice to see on the side of the road. The colours were very vibrant and it was clear to see it was well maintained. We stayed outside and took pictures from here . You could go inside if ...  more »
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