Sri Lanka Uva Province Ella

Ravana's Cave

A legendary cave in Ella, linked to the epic Ramayana, believed to be a hiding place of a mythological king and his captive princess.
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Legend has it that this hole in the depths of Ella Rock was once the hideout of the 10-headed King Ravana, who kidnapped Sita in the Hindu epic, Ramayana. Ravana Cave is now a sacred site to local followers, who regularly make the trek through the jungle to pay homage to the story and its characters. The walk up is no cinch—think hair-pinning steps through dense undergrowth.

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