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This is a locals market like any other. You can buy local products as well as fruits and vegetables.

Reviewed October 28, 2018
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Jaffna city is famous for many things like Mango, Nelli, juggery and some herb items. This is the... read more

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Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

A wonderful array of fresh produce, spices, handicrafts and everything in between. Definitely worth a look.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a locals market like any other. You can buy local products as well as fruits and vegetables.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Jaffna market is famous for Nelli, juggery and herbs. In Jaffna you find the most cleanest railway station.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Jaffna city is famous for many things like Mango, Nelli, juggery and some herb items. This is the place you can get all special jaffna items under one roof. prices are reasonable and you can negotiate with them. They respect outsiders and visitors.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ricshanshibly1986
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I love markets and this one was lovable. The fruit and veg are always colourful and the herbs and packeted items were new to me. Palmera flour ..for example. Lots of bustle around and some nice and clean places for refreshment. Walked up there from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank the_finchley_lees
Reviewed May 16, 2018

This is your typical local market and has many interesting items for sale. We bought many items typical for this part of the county such as Nelli crush and Juggery. We also ate 'Jack fruit' from a vendor who cut the fruit open and gave...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank PriyanWillemstad
Reviewed May 14, 2018

A colorful fruit and vegetable market where you can find fresh fruits and vegetable and authentic Sri Lankan products sweets, spices and household products. The market runs several bustling blocks that you can easily spend a few hours wandering around.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank priya a
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

As I know this is one of the best market place in jaffna. You can find local sweats, fruits, vegetables, cordials and few hand made items.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ranukas2017
Reviewed November 16, 2017

This is a good place regardless of the old appearance or the less number of shops open, but because of the products being sold there. The 3 decade long civil war had forced people in jaffna to almost rely on what they cultivate and produce...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Amila Dananjaya D
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Yet another market but very well kept meaning that it is clean and all the different items that are for sale are neatly arranged. The salespeople are just great. No haggling what so ever and you will really have your time to look in to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Annasdotter
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