Sita Gumpha Caves, Nasik

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Address: Panchavati, Nasik, Maharashtra, India 422003

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The Sita Gumpha caves is situated proximate to the Kalaram Temple and is an important tourist spot owing to the folklore attached to it. It is believed that Goddess Sita dwelled in this place and was subsequently abducted from here as well by Lord Ravan.

The Shivlingam that she purportedly worshipped can still be found in the cave and is the major highlight of the caves. Devotees arrive just to catch a glimpse of the Shivalingam. There are five Banyan trees found on the premises, a reason why the caves are also known as ‘Panchavati’. The cave has idols of the deities Ram, Lakshman and Sita. The cave is only accessible by a narrow staircase and can be quite a challenge to explore.

Sita Gumpha Caves Information

  • Plan ahead to avoid last-minute rush.
  • Carry a torch as it is quite dark inside the cave.

Sita Gumpha Caves Opening and Closing Hours

  • Recommended time to visit between October – March.

How To reach Sita Gumpha Caves by Public Transport

  • Proximate to bus stations.

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  • Panchvati is very famous place where God Ram, God Lakshman and Goddess Sita stay for 14 years. there are a cave which built deep and where Goddess Sita used to pray Lord Shiva inside a cave due to the exile of 14 years. The cave is very narrow everyone can enter inside the cave very easily, there are more of Cave dug deep in the ground so people need to go inside very carefully. Outside of the cave you will showing 5 banyan trees which were planted by God Ram, Therefore this place is called Panchavati.

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  • The place where Goddess Sita used to pray Lord Shiva inside a cave due to the exile of 14 years. Outside the gupha are 5 banyan tress, thus naming the place panchvati. The cave is very narrow and people need to go inside very carefully.

  • Place where Lord Ram, sita and lakshmana lived for some time during Vanavasa. Sita was kidnapped by Ravana from this place.

  • Best place(Gufa) ,where Sita Mata spent most of the Time during. 14 yeard exile period, near Panchwati.

  • This spot has mythological significance, it's more of Cave dug deep in the ground.this place signifies the presence of Goddess Sita and Ravana, here in Nashik. Very holy place.

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