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Ravana Ella Falls

Ella-Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #6 of 18 Attractions in Ella
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We had seen these waterfalls from afar from the train earlier in the holiday ,so it was good to see them up close.As waterfalls they are quite impressive ,and there were people cooling off under the water. There are lots of stalls on the side of the road ,selling food ,drink and trinkets .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Took a trip down the hill from Ella to view this site. As waterfalls go, I'm not sure what everyone gets excited about. They are mentioned in all the tour guides, so I guess that's why they get visited. Lots of touts trying to sell you stones and stuff.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

One could view this gorgeous waterfall at the bottom, when travelling on the Ella-Wellawaya Road, in Srilanka.The pure crystal like water gushing down the mountain side is a spectacular site.The best time to view it is during the rainy season.Not advisable to bathe.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This place is a pretty good side stop. For Hindus across the world however, it is like living through the great legends. One can even splash about in the falls and the local street stall offers trinkets, souvenirs and even snacks. The water itself is clean, though the surrounding is litered with plastic wrappers and the like. On way to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We saw the falls from the bottom and the top. The bottom view is about 6 km out of town on the road south (towards Tissa) - so, if you're heading that way have your driver stop for a picture. Otherwise, tuk tuks can take you there for a visit. We also walked along the train tracks to a spot... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

i thought i have to walk a bit to find this Ravana Falls in the middle of misty forest. it is just on the road side ... the falls itself is nice though ... a bit turn down that we could not feel the freshness of the water

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

A beautiful gushing waterfalls. A person can have a bathe in the clean gushing waters of this waterfall.Its a bit far from Ella town and requires private vehicle transport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Incredible view of this waterfall. We visited the day after a torrential rainstorm meaning the water was even faster. Beware of the hawkers asking for English coins for there 'children' and selling gem stones which are not local as you would think.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Go and see it. The road from Ella to get to it offers great views across the valley. Good photo opportunities all round. Only takes about 20 minutes there and back if you're pushed for time.

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

The falls were spectacular when we visited in November after heavy rains. It's a shame about the litter left lying around by the locals though.

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