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Imposing war memorial

Worth a stop - this memorial is very well presented with an easy sloping access path. There are... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
Tonytourist
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Montesson, France
Great views

Recently there has been great renovation work done to this area. We just traveled though it - its... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2019
Adrian2526
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

A good place to visit and can see the history war of SriLanka and all are one has flag and the symbols too

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

Worth a stop - this memorial is very well presented with an easy sloping access path. There are toilets here too!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tonytourist
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Named thus by the British who brought their elephants up through this area, it is near to where the last big battle for control was fought between the Tamil Tigers and Government troops during the civil war. It is also near to the the armoured...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank richarde111
Reviewed February 15, 2019

I do not encourage to spend time here. It was an space where both Sinhala & Tamile people died in the war time. Sinhala people who go on trips to Jaffna become sad and Tamil people who go for their daily work become angry when...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Rohana P
Reviewed February 10, 2019

If you go to Jaffna - which I highly recommend - don't go by bus. Take the midday train from to Jaffna. Don't worry, even the third class is comfortable just find a nice seat and enjoy the view. Everything will be changing around you:...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank triptip-me
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Recently there has been great renovation work done to this area. We just traveled though it - its getting there and is going to be a great tourist place. Even so I noted that people are using the area for their special wedding pictures. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adrian2526
Reviewed January 20, 2019

It's worth stopping by here on the A9 road to see the Victory monument. It is not surprisingly, but sadly, triumphalist of the government victory in the civil war. Maybe a few years' reflection would have been wise in order to create a monument with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Cedric H
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

The sunset over the waters of the lagoon is just awesome. The sillouhetted palmyrah palm fronds was classically pictorial. Google the sunset time and get there 15mns ahead or you will miss it as it sets v fast.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RHM63
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The water bodies on two sides is unusual and interesting. I was told that you can watch both sunrise and sun set here but did not have time to watch either. It had been a place of interest as far as the military strategists are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anand G
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is located in A9 . Must visit by every sri Lankan. This co-commemorate the war heroes of the war ended.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lakshansilva
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