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Sita Temple

Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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Awesome place

Must visit place...Highly recommended. Its a hindu temple...but people from all religion can... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kaduskaramit
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Pune, India
Hanuman footprints

This is where Sita was kept captive by Ravana. Hanuman finds illumination from the cave where Sita... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
indiragogineni
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Hyderabad, India
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Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Must visit place...Highly recommended. Its a hindu temple...but people from all religion can go.Its a nice picnic spot with a waterfall behind the temple

Thank kaduskaramit
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is where Sita was kept captive by Ravana. Hanuman finds illumination from the cave where Sita is hiding and gets down to meet her, hence the name Sita Eliya, meaning radiance in Sinhalese. You can find Hanuman footprints in this temple.

Thank indiragogineni
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is apparently a replica of where Goddess Sita was kept by Ravan and from where Lord Hanuman took Her ring back to Lord Ram. Very nice small temple that is visited by almost all locals and tourists. Very peaceful surrounding and photos are allowed...More

Thank 871shaileshb
Reviewed 1 week ago

The locality is named Sita Eliya - as the area is supposed to be where Sita was hidden by King Ravana. The temple has some interesting gilded statues of Hanuman the Monkey God, and there are monkeys a plenty on the temple and the hillside...More

Thank ShyamaliRanaraja
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an inspirational visit to this temple. Amazing to see that that this temple is kept so beautifully clean and the priests were welcoming. Lovely place to see.

Thank Rani C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a small temple. Well kept. And well... It is a matter of faith. I was expecting a wonderful big garden but this was quite small. Still it is emotional to visit ... Our old history and faith.

Thank S K A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive to Sita Temple is also very beautiful and there is a stream just behind the temple.It is a small quaint place and looks serene

Thank anita7871
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brief stop on the way from nuwara to Yala....small temple near a mountain spring....lots of monkeys.....beautiful surroundings

Thank ssc21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is on the way to the botanical gardens. We stopped off for a few minutes. Given the supposed mythological importance it would be nice to have some signs explaining the temple’s significance to non-Hindu visitors. It is an active place of worship. I’m...More

Thank sgsydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passing from the road you can only see glimpses of the top of the temple, but taking the time to visit is highly recommended. A calm and serene spot which marks the spot where Rama is said to have held Sita captive. Plenty of Hindu...More

Thank Louicacba
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June 9, 2016|
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Response from sanikoli | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know if there is an opening hour, but when we were there it was almost at 10 am.
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