Nallur Kovil, Jaffna

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Exceptionally colorful and steeped in history, Nallur Kovil represents the largest complex of Hindu temples in the country. Built in 1734, this shrine serves as the hub of the area's religious activity, so you'll always have a chance to observe local customs and traditions. Ring a brass bell or say a prayer at the sacred tree in the southern courtyard before exploring the nearby eateries and other attractions. Before you head to Jaffna, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Jaffna trip itinerary maker site , to make sure you see all that Jaffna has to offer, including Nallur Kovil.
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  • One of Favourite, Devotional, Spiritual place in Jaffna, Peaceful Place in Srilanka, Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil is one of the most significant Hindu temples in the Jaffna District of Northern Province, S...  more »
  • A beautiful temple wth Dravidian architecture The temple Is a bit different from that in India .There is peace within  more »
  • Definitely worth it, do! Men's shirt off at entry, sarong. Slippers in the rack outside. Little dirty on the ground within it is but what do you expect then? That's normal. Unfortunately just missed the entire ritual, is a few times a day. Plans so. ..! Atmosphere good/interesting place!
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