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Mannar Fort, Mannar
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  • This colonial military fort was first built by the Portuguese around 1560 AD and then used by the Dutch and the British. It fell under the control of the Tamil Tigers during the country's civil war an...  more »
  • This fort is not restored and rather dilapidated. For the enthusiast may nevertheless, certainly not lacking on the list to tour forts. On the place where the church stood, the remnants of the pulpit, the altar and some yet readable text on tombstones a visit definitely worthwhile.
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  • The fort in Mannar has been damaged in the civil war. Still the walls and some of the ancient buildings are not so bad damaged. You can walk over the ramp, see the interior of the church and other bui...  more »