Distance from Jaffna – 51.6 km (56 minutes)
Elephant Pass War Memorial is situated at Elephant Pass in the Jaffna peninsula. It was built as a tribute to the Sri Lankan military forces who defeated the LTTE and won the civil war in 2009. The memorial consists of large bronze hands hold aloft a model of the island of Sri Lanka while being surrounded by a bandoleer-wearing lion. Elephant Pass used to be a regular battle site during the civil war.
Getting to Elephant Pass War Memorial
From Jaffna travel along the Kandy – Jaffna Highway passing Chavakachcheri up to Pachchilapalli to reach the Elephant Pass War Memorial.