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Reality Check: These Photos Prove That King Ravana Lived In Lanka

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  • Mar 22, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
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Ravana caves

According to Hindu mythology, Lanka, the kingdom of Ravana was made ​​of gold. Today it is known as Sri Lanka. There are several places in the country that prove the epic Ramayana actually unfolded here.
 
Lord Rama along with his army of apes had crossed the sea to reach Lanka from where they rescued Sita from brought her back to India.
 
Let’s take you on a tour of Sri Lanka, where you can see what event of Ramayana happened where, and how the place actually looks like today.
 
1) These caves, shown in the pictures, are called Ravana's Caves in the picturesque town of Ella. These are believed to be built by Ravana for secret passages through mountains. Excavations by the Sri Lankan Archaeological Department have proved that these caves are man-made and not naturally formed, and they show human habitation dating back more than 25,000 years.

Find out more by clicking on the following slides

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    Ravana caves
    Ravana caves
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    Ravana caves
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    Ussangoda, Sri Lanka, Landing strip of Pushpak Vimaan
    Ussangoda, Sri Lanka, Landing strip of Pushpak Vimaan
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    Ussangoda
    Ussangoda
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    Ravana Ella Caves
    Ravana Ella Caves
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    Seeta Eliya temple
    Seeta Eliya temple
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    Ashok Vatika
    Ashok Vatika
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    Lord Hanuman's footsteps
    Lord Hanuman's footsteps
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    Dunuwila
    Dunuwila
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    Ram Setu
    Ram Setu
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    Sri Lanka Ramayana Tour
    Sri Lanka Ramayana Tour
Ravana had built caves in the surrounding hills that provide secret passages, short cut routes and quick means of transport in and around the areas. 

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