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TwoMumsTravelling wrote a review Oct 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka49 contributions1 helpful vote
I got the feeling climbing up the monument the gravity of the moment, the remembrance of lives lost to bring peace into this land. Do climb!!!
Date of experience: October 2020
Gyan Fernando wrote a review Mar 2020
Exeter, United Kingdom6,600 contributions361 helpful votes
A geographically interesting narrow isthmus which carries the railway and the A9 road into Jaffna and was of strategic importance militarily during the Civil War between the Sri Lankan forces and the Tamil Tigers. As such it has now become a war memorial. There is a small restaurant with reasonable toilets, maintained by the Army. The modernised railway station is nearby. In spite of the name there are no elephants on the pass itself.…
Date of experience: March 2020
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Adam C wrote a review Feb 2020
Downton, United Kingdom313 contributions26 helpful votes
Well worth a stop and to spend 30 minutes to read about the national war hero and to visit his memorial to his heroic actions. A true hero fell.
Date of experience: February 2020
DipuKV wrote a review Jan 2020
Pune, India987 contributions193 helpful votes
As you pass through, given its importance as the main link between the Jaffna peninsula and the mainland, you are busy clicking away!
Date of experience: December 2019
Sarah Afker wrote a review Nov 2019
Colombo, Sri Lanka228 contributions40 helpful votes
The whole A9 experience was amazing. Elephant pass to me came live after all those years of reading of it and washing it in the news. This place holds significance for the millennials of Sri lanka.
Date of experience: September 2019
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