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Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil – Jaffna

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil , Located about 10 minutes drive from the Jaffna city. The Nallur Kandaswamy Temple stands out with its god encrusted, brightly coloured ornate tower and is one of the most significant Hindu temples in the Jaffna District.

The best time to visit the Nallur Kovil is during the Thaer Thiruvila festival (Chariot Festival) , one of the biggest festivals in Jaffna. & this is one of the rare experience you can gain about Hindu culture and traditions. People around area is very friendly and helpful too.

This palm-shaded historic town located in northernmost region of the Island, is home to majority of Tamil people in Sri Lanka. Jaffna peninsula was made in to a colony by the Portuguese in 1619 and by British in 1796 in time, the town again underwent so much desolation during the rebel Tamil Tigers Terrorist control from 1986 to 2008.

The cheapest way to travel to Jaffna is by Intercity/express train takes about for 7 hours or Night train which will take about 9 hours. While the quickest way to get there is by taxi which will take about 5 ½ hours and we recommend you to get few quotes before selecting a taxi company.

If you ever visit Jaffana, Dont forget to withness Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil & Taste the ice cream located near by.