Distance from Jaffna – 2.3 km (5 minutes)
Sangiliyan Statue is a landmark of the Jaffna City which is situated in Muthirai Junction in Jaffna. It was dedicated to a Tamil martyr and the last king of Jaffna Kingdom named Cankili II. The Sangiliyan Statue was built in 1974 and was declared open by the Jaffna Mayor Alfred Duraiappah. Later in the year 2011, a new statue was built at the same location.
Getting to Sangiliyan Statue
From Jaffna travel along the Kovil Road and Nallur Cross to reach the Sangiliyan Statue.