Important Places In Jaffna.
Jaffna Fort built by Dutch army to guard Jaffna Kingdom is located next to sea and around 200 meters from the Jaffna central bus stand. To reach the main entrance of this Fort you have to go around another 1 Km. As the area is very dry it is better to visit the fort in the morning or in the evening. Read More
Jaffna public library is today looks like as a tourist destination rather than a real library. The reason was burning down of it. Read More
Remaining of the Royal Palace and ancient bathing pool belongs to the last king of the Jaffna Kingdom. Read More
Nainatheevu is an Island with worshiping places which were built in the ancient times.It is called Nagadeepa in Sinhala. Read More
Here you can find some of the Buddhist religious symbols which was practised by the ancient Tamil people.
Casuarina beach is another place where you can relax in the hot sun next to the sea. If you are a foreigner don't forget to take products that can protect your skin. If you are planning to visit there, get enough mineral water bottles and packed food with you. Read More
Chaaty beach is located near to Jaffna town. The beach is another ideal place in the morning and evenings to get relax next to this calm sea. New buioldings are erected here for passing travelers to relax here.
Keerimalai is popular for its natural pond with fresh water just on the beach near to Kankesanthurai port.
This pond is kept as the divine water pond of the popular "Mavitta Puram" temple. Read More
Neduntivu Island. (Delft Island)
Neduntivu Island is popular for its feral ponies and remains of a 1000 year old ancient temple built by the Chola Dynasty, as well as the ruins of a Dutch colonial fort built as a guard point. If you happened to visit to Nainatheevu Island then it is easy to travel from there to this island where small number of Tamil families living with the presence of the SL armed forces.
Nallur Murugan Temple.
Nallur Kandasamy Temple is one of the popular places in Jaffna where lot of people visit here daily for to offer prayers to Lord Muruga. God Kandasamy is the main god worshiped in this temple located in the Jaffna town. Every year this temple is used to visit by thousands of Tamil expatriates during the Nallur temple festival season. Read More