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Jaffna

Delft Island

Delft Island is smack bang in the middle of the Palk Strait, separating northern Sri Lanka from southern India.

Nainatheevu Temple

Off the coast of Jaffna lies a notable little island known as Nainatheevu, with a rich and conflicting history, and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists.

Dambakola Patuna

Dambakola Patuna can be reached via road on a 45-minute journey from Jetwing Jaffna. Sangamitta Viharaya is situated on a coastline that skirts the northern edge of Sri Lanka.

Keerimalai Naguleswaram Kovil

It is believed that the temple was built in 543-505 years before our era, and is the oldest in the region. Of course, at the time of its existence it was repeatedly destroyed.

Kandarodei / Kadurugoda Buddhist Temple

Kantharodai is the first archaeological site that found in the Jaffna, Northern Province. Nearly 62 dagobas were found during the excavation and they were built using limestone.

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil

Nallur Kandasamy Kovil is Jaffna’s premier place of Hindu worship. Nallur Kandasamy Kovil characterised by a golden arch and elaborate gopuram attracts hundreds of pilgrims and worshippers.

Sangiliyan Thoppu

Among the important places to visit in Jaffna, this is definitely one. If you want to get the essence of the history of Jaffna then the existence of this Royal Palace can never be ignored.

Jaffna Library

Jaffna Library is considered as one of the most significant historical and important places to visit in Jaffna. This library was opened in the year 1959.

Casuarina Beach

The journey to Casuarina Beach can be made by bus or private transport through northern districts lined with palmyrah trees, and homes with dried tobacco leaves resting on their outer walls.

Charty Beach

The white sandy beach which is nearly 15km away from Jaffna, the main city of North gives gorgeous scenery to the remote area.

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