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Places of Ramayan

Ayodhya अयोध्या  
Capital city of Kosala which was ruled by Rama's father, Dashratha
 
Asoka-van or Ashoka vatika अशोकवन, अशोकवाटिका  
A place in Lanka where Ravana kept Sita after abduction

Chitrakoot or Chitrakut चित्रकूट  
Forest place on banks of Mandakini river where Ram, Sita and Laxman stayed eleven years during the vanvas (exile)
 
Dandakaranya दंडकारण्य  
Forest where Rama, Sita and Laxman traveled during vanvas (exile)
 
Godavari गोदावरी  
River, crossing which Rama, Sita and Laxman reached Panchavati

Kailasa कैलास  
Mountain where Hanuman found sanjivani; Abode of Lord Shiva

Kiskindha किष्किंधा  
Kingdom ruled by Sugriva, leader of monkey tribe

Kosala कौशल  
Kingdom ruled by Dashratha

Mithila मिथिला  
kingdom ruled by king Janaka, Sita's father

Lanka लंका  
Island kingdom ruled by demon king Ravana
 
Panchavati पंचवटी  
Rama, Sita and Laxman's forest hut, from where Sita was abducted by Ravana

Prayag प्रयाग  
Confluence of river Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati (presently known as Alhabad)

Rameshwar रामेश्वर
A place where Ram sanctified Shivlinga; One of the twelve Jyotirlinga; famous pilgrim place

Rishyamuk ऋष्यमूक  
A mountain, where Sugriva made his abode to stay away from his brother Bali / Vali; A place where Ram and Laxman met Hanuman

Sarayu सरयू  
River on the banks of which Ayodhya is situated

Sringverpur शृंगवेरपुर
A place on banks of Ganga which Ram visited during exile.