Sita Gufaa


History Resides Here

The Sita Gufa is located at the western gate of the Kalaram Temple near the five Banyan trees in Panchavati. It is an ancient cave which is believed to be the place where Sita would worship Lord Shiva during their long exile. Legend also states that it was here that the most atrocious act of the Ramayana took place - the abduction of Sita by demon king, Ravan. Enclosed within this cave are the idols of the Ramayana trinity, namely Ram, Sita and Laxman. It also houses a stone block resembling a bed, a dressing room and a small temple with a Shivling, frequented by devotees.

What to do

You will actually see a stone carved room with big stone blocked cut in shape of a small bed, Carvings on the walls of the room, The ancient Shivalinga still exists in the small temple in the cave and is visited by devotees.

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Recommended Time & Duration

Nashik experiences hot and humid climate in the summer season and these periods are generally avoided by tourists. The best season to visit Nashik is during the winter months. The temperature during the period from October to March remains very pleasant and ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities in Nashik.

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