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Very odd statue

The monkey(?) statue at the entrance to this temple is curious. Why a monkey? There must be a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Coventry, United Kingdom
Impressive statue you which jumps out of you as you are driving along

We passed this temple en route to Jaffna market. after parking the car, we walked along the busy... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2019
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monkey(?) statue at the entrance to this temple is curious. Why a monkey? There must be a story behind it. But worth pausing to look at, if passing

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 22, 2019

We passed this temple en route to Jaffna market. after parking the car, we walked along the busy streets, dodging the tuc tucs and the beggars in order to visit Temple which was certainly impressive. To our Western eyes the statue outside especially in its...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

We were passing by so we stopped for a photo. The statue is massive. Certainly worth 2 minutes of your time.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

Beautiful temple, huge statue of Hanuman, well kept and well designed interior of temple. Peaceful atmosphere

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a very beautiful Hindu temple bit out of Town.The architecture is beautiful. The statues are pretty.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This tall and impressive statue attact the eye of passers by. A busy place with people coming and going out of the temple either to worship or to take photos

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne232014
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The temple was nearby to where we were staying in Jaffna. The statue is huge and a bit grotesque. I think that there is chiming clock in the temple that kept waking us up.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MrThrill
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Beautiful temple with an awesome Hanuman statue! We came on Sunday about 5 p.m. and participated in a ceremony puja. There was an outstanding Brahmin in the temple with a rather fair skin who welcomed us. This temple was very interesting for children also because...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PolinaMariaVeronika
Reviewed August 9, 2018

we saw this temple on the way to point pedro.a breatiful ancient temple just like nallur temple.people are friendly

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 506mohamedn
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Saw him in the night time..it was nice to see him huge and blessing us :) did not had much time to visit the temple but while passing by the road.. we can see him.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AkilaP23
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