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  • Janka K
    Brno, Czech Republic6,340 contributions
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    THis is an active temple, so as a tourist, you won't any information about it at the place
    This is an active Hindu temple fro worshiping the goddess Sita. Because of that, it's not primarily intended to be a touristic place and there are missing any information at any point of this place about the place, its parts, or some traditions. You need to google everything by yourself. It's not allowed to take pictures inside, so just enjoy it there and take some pics of the outside parts of the temple. To enter, a person needs to leave their shoes before the entrance. The is no entrance fee enter the temple, but there is a lot of places inside for some donations so you will most probably end up making some small donation at some of these places.
    Visited December 2022
    Traveled as a couple
    Written April 7, 2023
  • bird
    Tamil Nadu, India8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ramayana Trail
    It's only for the faithful!. A Hindu pilgrimage site. Located in legendary Ashoka Vatika near Nuwara Eliya on the way to Ella. About 30 minutes from the site is Sita Devi's Agni Pravesh Site.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written October 5, 2023
  • Handysmith
    Ryde, Australia316 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    On the Main Road so Stop
    The pastel colours of this temple have changed and is now red and gold. However what was a surprise is the historic and significant location of this temple. There is a special footprint in the rock beside the river which is significant in the faith of this temple. You need to remove your shoes and cover your knees to enter the temple. At the time we visited there was a service underway and we were included in the festivities and received a blessing. It was nice to be included and felt engaged with this special place. Our 5 minutes stop was 45 minutes due to finding it more interesting than just simply taking a photo from the road. Be careful when you are walking along the road as it is the main roadway so lots of cars. Parking was easy.
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 26, 2023
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Bhaskar_10
New Delhi, India2,854 contributions
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Feb 2020
Had darshan on 20th February 2020

On Ramayana tour of Sri Lanka, we visited this temple which is linked to Hindu Mythology and is place of great religious significance to Indians. The Temple has deity of Maa Sita and Lord Ram and they are worshiped together. There is a small spring behind the temple and it has foot step of Hanumanji.

Located 8 kms from Nuwara Eliya, this Temple is right on the road and thus easily accessible. Puja can be offered by paying SLR 101/- at the temple counter.

The temple approach has few stairs and the approach to Hanumanji footprint is a bit slippery. Be aware.

Divine and significant visit. Highly recommended for those who like to be part of history and mythology.

Jai Sia Ram
Written April 21, 2020
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Khushbu Mehta
Bengaluru, India2,509 contributions
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Nov 2019 • Couples
Located about 8 kms from d town centre,this temple is a must visit. Its beautiful. Legend says that this is one of d places sita was held at by Ravan. U can see life size footprints of Hanumanji here. There’s a fresh water stream running along the temple,which is so amazing to watch. A 4000year old sita statue was found in this stream and hence the temple built. Don’t forget to observe the Sanjeevani peak from here, u can see hanumanjis face on it. It was a divine visit for us
Written February 24, 2020
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Handysmith
Ryde, Australia316 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
The pastel colours of this temple have changed and is now red and gold. However what was a surprise is the historic and significant location of this temple. There is a special footprint in the rock beside the river which is significant in the faith of this temple. You need to remove your shoes and cover your knees to enter the temple. At the time we visited there was a service underway and we were included in the festivities and received a blessing. It was nice to be included and felt engaged with this special place. Our 5 minutes stop was 45 minutes due to finding it more interesting than just simply taking a photo from the road. Be careful when you are walking along the road as it is the main roadway so lots of cars. Parking was easy.
Written November 26, 2023
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centralvic
Ballarat, Australia514 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Our guide stopped here and in we went.
Such interesting stories about it, which we may not have know if our guide wasn't so knowledgeable, but it's worth a look anyway.
A lot of locals stop and pay respects as they're driving past (sometimes while still in their vehicle) so be aware of traffic outside.
Be respectful- take your shoes off, and cover bare shoulders and knees.
Written February 27, 2023
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Milind Shah
Ahmedabad, India1,594 contributions
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Jan 2020 • Family
The temple is located just outside Nuwara eliya and name after sita. The temple has a couple of Hindu deities that can be worshipped. As per Hindu mythology this is the place which was called "Ashokvatika" and the very place where lord Hanuman met sita for the first time. The place still has an idol depicting the same. The place also has relics on stone which people suggest to be the footprints of lord Hanuman. Overall a good place to visit if you love history and mythology. The only place where there were no entry fees for tourists.
Written January 16, 2020
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Ramanuj Naik
Bhilai, India25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Nice temple situated on the banks of river, very calming and relaxing place to worship god.It has secure staircase to climb on the other side of river where you can take pictures. There is a big stone on other side of river when they belief Lord hanuman landed so that he can free Sita who was kept captive there by lord Ravana.
Written January 3, 2020
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bird
Tamil Nadu, India8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Friends
It's only for the faithful!. A Hindu pilgrimage site. Located in legendary Ashoka Vatika near Nuwara Eliya on the way to Ella. About 30 minutes from the site is Sita Devi's Agni Pravesh Site.
Written October 6, 2023
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Manik
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
On way from Nuvera Elliya to Mirissa. A must visit site for people who believe in Ramayana. Very interesting story of how brave SITA was in facing king Ravana during her forced stay at Ashok Vatika and how Hanuman came for her rescue.
Written January 3, 2020
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sanjudiwan
New Delhi, India88 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Family
Well we had been told that this place is related to Ramayan.But in reality it seems very different, not so holistic.
All looks as man made not from past.
It takes a very long drive to reach there & Getting disappointed is not good.
Written April 11, 2020
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Dinto K
Chennai (Madras), India78 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
This temple is little away from Nuwara Eliya town. After a 4 hours of Scenic Journey from Kandy we reached here. Once you go here you feel as if you touched the Lotus Feet of Mother Sita. This place should be visited once in a life by everyone.
Written July 9, 2020
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