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Nallur Kovil, Jaffna

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Religious Site
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. Make Nallur Kovil a part of your Jaffna vacation plans using our Jaffna tour planner.
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  • This is one of the most sacred Hindu temples in Jaffna. It is huge and well maintained. You will see a number of devotees in the premises at any given time. The inside features many statues of Hindu d...  more »
  • The work that was put into creating this temple is astonishing. Anyone in the area shouldn't miss out. The only thing to keep in mind is that men are requested to remove their shirt  more »
  • Not far from the city center. Beautiful architecture. This temple is part of the Tamil culture. Visitors must follow the dress codes.  more »