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This is a very historical site but Department of Archaeology has destroyed the place

Sri Lanka "Department of Archaeology" has done a excavation and left the location without restoring... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Isuruuminda
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Just a cave

Was expecting more- should have checked previous reviews before I went. Literally is an empty cave... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
catherinemac24
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George Town, Malaysia
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Wellawaya road | Nature Exploration and conservation Society ,#37/2,kekunahena,opatha,Galle, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In the forest area few hour jurney to the cave visit in the ella area,when you are here you can get a very sensitive nature snaps

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank sherry_dissa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having its starting point around 2 km from Ella city centre, to reach upto this cave, you have to walk around 1 km little uphill and then from the temple there, it is about 650 stairs. With first look, it looks mysterious for sure with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 376bhanut
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This site has a historical meaning ,but is not maintained by the government.. It has a climbing of around 600 stairs and last part of the trek is difficult as there are no stairs It's not worth visiting ng specially after such long trek.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank neha c
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Sri Lanka "Department of Archaeology" has done a excavation and left the location without restoring it hence this has become not so attractive place to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Isuruuminda
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

In between the steps, there is a tea shop. Get a cup of tea or coconut water n carry on the climb. Ravana cave has an entry fee. The steps are short. The last part of the steps need some climbing. Good experience

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dhurga1010
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the cave just 3 days earlier, which is 1.5km away from our hotel. Its said King Ravana was hiding his wife in this cave. One can walk upto about 10 meters inside. Its puitch dark inside. Be watchful do not go further inside. Guest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ellaview
Reviewed 2 August 2018

You have to pay 150 LKR for an entrance fees. The first half of the hike is all stairs so not that difficult. The hike has some amazing views. You reach a halfway mark at Tea Point. We had tea here while our return journey....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Raghav N
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived to the place, you need to pay 150 rps to enter, down there is a small temple. To see the small cave with nothing in it you need to go upstairs for 20 minutes, personally I think it's a waste of time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Avital I
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Was expecting more- should have checked previous reviews before I went. Literally is an empty cave with no explanation. Wasn't until I got back and googled it that I learnt about the story surrounding it. Quite steep stairs to get up to the top. Stop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank catherinemac24
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Quite a walk up many steps etc. and not sure if it was worth it. Good for some exercise really. A couple stopped at the little tea house part way up and actually this little tea house sitting in the quiet would have been just...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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