Distance from Mannar – 34.1 km (36 minutes)
Illuppaikadavai Padavuthurai Survey Tower is an old survey tower which is situated along the Navathkuli – Karativu – Mannar Highway in Iluppaikkadavai in Northwestern Sri Lanka. It is approximately 12 m in height and is believed to have been built by the Portuguese. The tower has five levels of varying sizes. It was declared as an archaeological site on 25 March 2016. Locals say that there used to be a wall built around this tower, back in the day.
Getting to Illuppaikadavai Padavuthurai Survey Tower
From Mannar travel along the Medawachchiya-Talaimannar Highway and the Navathkuli – Karativu – Mannar Highway passing Vidataltivu to reach the Illuppaikadavai Padavuthurai Survey Tower in Iluppaikkadavai, Mannar.