Legend : A small mountainous village near Bandarawela, Ella has strong links to the Legend of Ramayana. It is said King Ravana hid Queen Seetha in a cave behind the Ella Waterfalll, now known as the Ravana Ella Cave. The Ravana Ella Cave, located at the
massive Ella Falls, a breathtaking 1,080 foot high waterfall that cascades into several falls. The rocky undergoes of the waterfall has many caves and it is said that King Ravana lived in the caves above the waterfall. A natural pool nearby bored out of the rock by the gushing waters of the majestic waterfall is where it is thought Queen Seetha bathed.