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Jaffna

Trip Planner Asia  /  Sri Lanka  /  Northern Province  /  Jaffna
(3.5/5 based on 1,400+ reviews for top 20 attractions)
Things to do: religious sites, historic sites, sightseeing
A center of Tamil culture, the city of Jaffna remains in the process of rebuilding after suffering greatly during the civil war. Trips to Jaffna cannot fail but bring to mind the years of fighting the city endured, although the reconstruction of homes and infrastructure, and the development of new cultural and commercial focal points adds an inspiring and optimistic tone to the atmosphere. Forts, temples, and festivals punctuate the town, and provide destinations for walks, but the real attraction of Jaffna lies in the rhythm of the streets, the nature of the locals, and the tastes of the local cuisine. Our Sri Lanka vacation route planner allows you to plan your trip to Jaffna and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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Where to stay in Jaffna

Jaffna offers a scattered few accommodations for its visitors. They primarily take the form of guesthouses, with some more refined as well as some very basic options on the major boulevards and side streets close to the station. Take a peek close to the main green areas in town for some standard, purpose-built hotels, with larger rooms and a few more amenities. Alternatively, look around the peninsula for some more rural places to stay, primarily located near the coast.
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