Nallur Kovil

Nallur Kovil, Jaffna

Nallur Kovil
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Roshen W
Kandy, Sri Lanka5 contributions
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One of the most famous places in Jaffna. A spectacular hindu kovil with a lot of history. If your visiting Jaffna then this is one of the best places to go could be little crowded but definitely worth a visit.
Written January 12, 2022
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Hash - Tourist Guide Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka11 contributions
One of the famous Hindu temples is located in the Jaffna, Nothern part of Sri Lanka. Nallur is most famous for the Nallur Kandaswamy temple, one of Sri Lanka's most sacred places of pilgrimage for Sri Lankan Hindus. Nallur is also famous for being the historical capital of the old Jaffna Kingdom and the birthplace of renowned philosopher and theologian, Arumuka Navalar.
Written November 2, 2021
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Sureshraghuraman
Chennai (Madras), India6 contributions
A beautiful temple in the centre of Jaffna. It was in fact one of the biggest temples I have seen in Sri Lanka. A very calm and peaceful environment
Written September 22, 2021
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Trail771330
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka95 contributions
Amazing place. Be prepared to remove your shirt (men only), no photography allowed inside the premises. Great place to visit if travelling to Jaffna.
Written April 28, 2021
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aruna s
Colombo, Sri Lanka278 contributions
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Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil (Tamil: நல்லூர் கந்தசுவாமி கோவில் Sinhala: නල්ලුරුව ස්කන්ධ කුමාර කෝවිල) is a significant Hindu temple, located in Nallur, Northern Province, Sri Lanka.[2] The presiding deity is Lord Murugan in the form of the holy 'Vel' in the Sanctum, the primary shrine, and in other forms, namely, Shanmugar, Muthukumaraswami, Valli Kaanthar with consorts Valli and Deivayanai, and Thandayuthapani, sans consorts in secondary shrines in the temple.
Written March 25, 2021
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TwoMumsTravelling
Colombo, Sri Lanka51 contributions
We went just as the poojas were ending - enormous temple. crowds of visitors rather than worshippers.
Written October 18, 2020
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Shehani
Sri Lanka6 contributions
We visited here at the end of the day around 5.30 PM where there was a small Puja carried out prior to closing the kovil. It was calm location. Please be mindful on what you wear as this is a religious place.
Written October 7, 2020
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Sanjay Fernando
138 contributions
Friends
A definite place to visit. If you’re going inside the temple you (men) need to be top less. But you can still view it without going inside.

This is a Hindu temple (and a place of worship)
Written March 9, 2020
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Luxci
London, UK65 contributions
Couples
Amazing architecture and a very beautiful temple to visit. Definitely recommend people to visit at least once in a their life times.
Written March 6, 2020
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simply_srilankan
sri lanka247 contributions
We walked in at the evening pooja time @ 5pm and it was simply amazing....somewhat of a modern-ish building there are numerous shrines located throughout the temple althogh the main temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan
Photographs are not allowed inside and they may even put your camera in a cloth bag & tie up if they feel pictures will be taken
Traditional attire or covered shirts & long skirts / pants are recommended
Written February 13, 2020
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