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Jaffna

From Temples To Turquoise Waters, Jaffna Has It All

Located in the northern province of Sri Lanka. Jaffna is known as the cultural capital of the Tamil people in Sri Lanka. The city
boasts a blend of traditional Tamil architecture, including colorful Hindu temples and historic landmarks, alongside modern
developments. Jaffna is famous for its delicious cuisine, featuring a variety of spicy curries and seafood dishes. The region is
also known for its colourful beaches and Verdant landscapes, making it a popular destination for both local and international
tourists. Despite the challenges of its tumultuous history, Jaffna has emerged as a resilient and dynamic city, offering visitors a
glimpse into the vibrant Tamil culture of Sri Lanka.

Highlighted Experiences

Jaffna Fort

Visit the iconic Jaffna Fort, a 17th-century Portuguese fortress that has stood witness to the region’s colonial history. Explore the fort’s ramparts, bastions, and the beautifully restored Dutch colonial buildings within its walls.

Keerimalai Hot Springs

springs are believed to have therapeutic properties and are a popular spot for locals and tourists alike.

Nallur Kovil

This ancient Kovil was build in the 15 th century and reflects the Hindu culture and architecture. It is one of the most significant temples in Sri Lanka.