Ravana Cave


He was born to Sage Vishravan and Asura’s mother Kaikashi. Hence he is considered half Asur (demon) and half Brahmin (sage). Ravana is known as the supreme antagonist in the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana. He is depicted as a Rakshasa (demon) and the great king of Lanka.

What’s the best way to see Ravana’s Cave?

Ravana’s Cave is a place of the legends and amongst the top places to visit in Ella. As per Hindu mythology, it is said that Ravana had hidden Sita in this cave after kidnapping her. Legends apart, the natural scenic beauty of this cave, located at a height of around 4,500 ft.)

Do you need to book in advance to visit Ravana’s Cave?

700 steps
700 steps to climb – Ravana’s Cave.

What is inside Ravana cave?

Adam’s Bridge, a chain of limestone shoals, between Rameswaram Island, off the south eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, and Mannar Island, off the north western coast of Sri Lanka too is connected to the legend of Ravana.

How many steps are there in Ravana Cave?

This is situated in the 12-13thmilepost of Ella Wellawaya road. Ravana Falls can also be reached by travelling 10km towards Wellawaya from Kubalwela junction in Badulla Bandarawela road and could be a quick stop along the way as it can be viewed from the main road.

Is there any evidence of Ravana in Sri Lanka?

It is believed that Lord Rama killed Ravana on the day of Dashami. A research has claimed that there are about 50 such places which are related to Ramayana. According to this research, even today the dead body of Ravana is safe in a cave built in a hill. This cave is located in the dense forests of Ragla, Sri Lanka.

Where is Ravana waterfall?

Ravana put his foot on the prostrate body of Anaranya, and at this point the defeated king retorted that he had been beaten by fate, not by Ravana, and predicted the death of Ravana at the hands of Rama, a descendant of Anaranya.

Where is Ravana’s body now?

Visitors can get close and spend some time swimming, but be safe as the rocks are slippery. The falls have been named after the legendary character Ravana, which is connected to the famous Indian epic, the Ramayana.

Who is under Ravana’s foot?

Ravana and his two brothers Kumbhakarna and Vibhishana performed penances on Mt Gokarna for 11,000 years and won boons from Brahma.

Can you swim at Ravana Falls?

Sri Rama was of age 53 years when he defeated & killed Ravana. Ravana lived more then 12,00,000 years.


In Ramayana’s case, there is no evidence to prove that it is anything else except a myth.


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