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Rawana Falls

Rawana Falls is located on the Ella-Kithalella road below the famous Rawana cave where Seetha was in captivity. It can be viewed by taking a walk along the railway track. The other route is along a farm road; over a small rock bridge you can have a close look at one of the most ignored waterfalls in the country that speaks o four pre-history. There are many legends linking Rawana and Seetha and the falls. According to legend, it is said that King Rawana (king of Sri Lanka at the time) had kidnapped princess Seetha, and had hidden her in the caves behind this waterfall, now simply known as Rawana Ella (Rawana falls) Cave. At the time, the cave was surrounded with thick forests in the midst of wilderness. It is said that Princess Seetha bathed in the Pool where water collects from the falls. Rawana cave is one of the most attractive places for both local and foreign tourists. Located rear Rawana falls it's about 4,490 ft above sea level.

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