Distance from Ella – 500 m (2 minutes)
Ravana’s Cave is a popular tourist attraction situated on the Wellawaya Road in Ella. Ravana’s cave is known to be the place where King Ravana hid his wife based on the story in the Ramayana. According to the legend, it is said that Ravana, who was the king of Sri Lanka at the time had kidnapped Queen Sita, and had hidden her in the caves behind the Ravana Falls, known as Ravana’s Cave. The cave is a very cool place and the views are mesmerizing and there is a small tea spot when climbing up to it. The tea spot is a good place to sip a cup specialty Sri Lankan tea especially ginger tea while enjoying the amazing view of the place. There is also a nearby mountain which is believed to be King Ravana’s Surya Namaskar Ritual point.