Jaffna is the one of the best South Asia’s destinations to visit. There are many historical and archaeological places to see in Jaffna.
Beach lovers defnitly love Jaffna sandy beaches. Beautiful religious buildings/architectures are amazing to see.
* Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.
* It is the administrative headquarters of the Jaffna district.
* Prior to the Sri Lankan civil war it was Sri Lanka’s second most populated city after the commercial capital Colombo.
* The majority (99.03%) of the Jaffna’s population are Tamils.
* Most (82.95%) Tamils are Hindus followed by Christians (16.14%), Muslims (0.42%) and a small Buddhist minority (0.06%).
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Jaffna King Sankili II statute

Jaffna King Sankili II statute King Sankili II who died in 1623 was the last king of Jaffna Kingdom. With his death the Aryachakkaravarti line of...

Jaffna Clock Tower

Jaffna Clock Tower is one of the landmarks of the Jaffna city. It is located very close to Jaffna town and the railway station. It...

Archaeological Museum Jaffna

Archaeological Museum Jaffna Jaffna Archaeological Museum is located in Navalar Road, Nallur. (behind the Navalar Cultural Hall). It was established in 1978. The Regional Museum of Jaffna...

Kingdom of Nallur or Sangiliyan Thoppu

  Jaffna Kingdom (1215 - 1624 CE) King Sangili II who died in 1623 was the last king of Jaffna Kingdom. With his death the Aryachakkaravarti line...

Jaffna Public Library

  Jaffna Public Library is run by the Jaffna Municipal Council. The library was built in 1933. Jaffna library was one of the biggest libraries in...

Kadurugoda Vihara

    Kadurugoda Vihara is an ancient Buddhist temple situated in a small village called Kandarodai, which is near to Chunnakam town. The special feature of these ancient...

Beaches

Manalkadu Beach

Manalkadu Beach Manalkadu Beach is located 42Km (about one hour driving) from Jaffna town. Beautiful beach. Nice waves. On your way towards Manalkadu beach, you can...

Charty Beach

Charty Beach Jaffna Thank you. Photo credit : Roy

Temples

Churches

Hotels

The Thinnai

Thinnai hotel Jaffna Nestled within the tropical milieu of palm lined streets and sunny smiles, The Thinnai imbues age-old hospitality and warmth, steeped within a...

Jetwing Jaffna

Jetwing Jaffna Located on 40 perches of land in the heart of the town, only 5 minutes away from the Jaffna railway station and city...

Green Grass Hotel

Green Grass Hotel Originally established as a guest house with only seven rooms in October 2009. Then built a three story building adjoining the guest...

Tilko Jaffna City Hotel

Tilko Jaffna Tilko Jaffna city hotel is the first star category hotel in the North constructed under a BOI Project. It is located in the heart...

Resorts

Fort Hammenhiel Resort

Fort Hammenhiel Resort - Karainagar, Jaffna. For the booking and reservation, please visit Fort Hammernheil Resort website. The mystery of Hammenheil Fort is not limited to...

Thalsevana Holiday Resort

Thalsevana Holiday Resort  Thalsevana Holiday Resort - Kankesanthurai (KKS) Thalsevana Holiday Resort which is Situated on the silver beach of Kankesanthurai (KKS), Jaffana, is functioning under...
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Parks

Vihara