Jaffna

Culture & History

Cankilian Thoppu

Cankilian Thoppu is an ancient facade and one of the remnants of the Jaffna kingdom.

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Cankilian Thoppu

Jaffna Market

Jaffna Market is a market with a mix of local specialties located at the heart of Jaffna City.

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Jaffna Market

Statue of Bharathi

Statue of Bharathi is situated in Nallur-Oddumadam Road, Jaffna.

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Statue of Bharathi

Sangiliyan Statue

Sangiliyan Statue is a landmark of the Jaffna City which is situated in Muthirai Junction in Jaffna.

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Sangiliyan Statue

Pooneryn Fort

Pooneryn Fort is a fort built by the Portuguese which is situated in Pooenryn, adjacent to the Jaffna Peninsula.

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Pooneryn Fort

Point Pedro Lighthouse

Point Pedro Lighthouse is a lighthouse which is situated in Point Pedro in the Jaffna peninsula.

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Point Pedro Lighthouse

Point Pedro Harbor

Point Pedro Harbor is a small harbor which is situated in Point Pedro in the Jaffna peninsula.

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Point Pedro Harbor

MGR Statue

MGR Statue is the statue of Tamil film icon Mr. M G Ramachandran, also known as MGR which is situated in Jaffna.

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MGR Statue

Kilinochchi War Memorial

Kilinochchi War Memorial is a historical monument which is situated in Kilinochchi in the northern province of Sri Lanka.

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Kilinochchi War Memorial

Jaffna Public Library

Jaffna Public Library is one of the most notable landmarks of Jaffna which is situated along the Jaffna-Point Pedro Road.

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Jaffna Public Library

Jaffna International Airport

Jaffna International Airport is an international airport which is situated in Palaly in the Jaffna peninsula.

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Jaffna International Airport

Destroyed Water Tower, Kilinochchi

Destroyed Water Tower is a memorial of the civil war in Sri Lanka which is situated along the Kandy - Jaffna Highway in Kilinochchi.

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Destroyed Water Tower, Kilinochchi

Jaffna Fort

Jaffna Fort is a fort which was built by the Portuguese in 1618 following the invasion of Jaffna by the Portuguese.

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Jaffna Fort

Jaffna Clock Tower

Jaffna Clock Tower is a clock tower and an important landmark of the city of Jaffna.

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Jaffna Clock Tower

Jaffna Art Gallery

Jaffna Art Gallery, also known as Kalaithuthu Kala Mutram, is a popular art gallery which is situated in Jaffna.

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Jaffna Art Gallery

Fr. Thaninayagam Statue

Fr. Thaninayagam Statue is a memorial statue of the grand Tamil scholar Rev. Fr. Xavier Thani Nayagam which is situated along the Kandy - Jaffna…

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Fr. Thaninayagam Statue

Fort Hammenhiel

Fort Hammenhiel is a defense fort which is built around a small island located between the islands of Karaitivu and Kayts in the Jaffna Peninsula.

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Fort Hammenhiel