Important Places In Jaffna.
Old Fort built by Dutch army to guard Jaffna Kingdom is located at 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
Remaining of the Royal Palace and ancient bathing pool belongs to the last king of the Jaffna. Read More
Nainatheevu is an Island with worshiping places which were built in the ancient times. Read More
Here you can find some of the Buddhist religious symbols.
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.
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.
Keerimalai is popular for its natural pond with fresh water just on the beach near to Kankesanthurai port. Read More
Dutch Fort in Neduntivu Island.
Dutch guard fort remains can be seen in Neduntivu Island. 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 most visited places. 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
Sangilian thoppu is actually a remaining monument of the last king of the Jaffna. There is only one arch of the building still remains and in the back round you can view the Royal pool in the shape of U. Here the royal family used to take bath.
These remaining of the Royal Palace and ancient bathing pool belongs to the last king of the Jaffna is located near to the Nallur Murugan temple on the Point Pedro road and it can be reached by public transport service or private transport. Most of the people visit here by riding bicycles in the day time. There was a plan to build a luxury hotel complex in this area and it was later given up due to unknown reasons. Although there are many small hotels and lodges are located around this area. Half an hour is enough to look at this historically important place.