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Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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We visited Jaffna in Dec 2018, we booked a whole house since there were around 14 adults. Though we were not Hindu, we do believe in Lord skanda~ in south of Sri Lanka we worship him in the holy sity of Katharagama- South corner~ But...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tropical15041982
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really nice experience. Beatifull building. Experiencing a puja is also wonderful. No photography inside allowed and man should be shirtless

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jacob O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A massive Hindu temple. Go for the puja and be part of the ceremony. A must during a visit to the far north

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its big but there not much to see can see only part of temple they are not allow to use camera inside only thing you can have a nice ice cream after visit the temple from rio ice cream

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NandanaP14
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful building - no photos allowed inside. As there was a ceremony underway, all men had to remove their shirts.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tonytourist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked to fort and later in day along to nallur kovil which was stunning to view and well worth seeing

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank WPDE2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An hindu temple, which is one of the largest I have visited. Apart from the size there is nothing much to see inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank desdp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

new expiriences are what makes the tale of traveling more rich and colourful. Its a different culture filled with lots of amazing traditions. blessings have no boundaries. if you walk in with the peo heart and a mind no matter from which country you are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thareendra L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Nallur Hindu Temple is in both Hindu & Buddhist religious devotes heart. You can receive spiritual energy in side the temple. You may invoke for Divine help, Divine protection, Divine love, Divine Guidance etc. The people have faith in Gods will receive them.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rohana P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Large temple with a number of ornate gopuram gatehouse towers. Located a little way out of the centre so a tuk-tuk is needed if you’re not staying locally.

Date of experience: February 2019
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December 17, 2018|
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Response from suesalford | Reviewed this property |
There is definitely a train from Colombo to Jaffna, in fact the train track has been reinstated and modernised following the civil war. Most trains have an ac first class and non ac second and third class. I am sure there... More
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Hasita | Reviewed this property |
Modest dress. Men long pants or wraparound cloth (Dhoti as it is referred to) and bare top - upper body not covered. Ladies, dress length to ankle level and no tank tops etc. It is a very sacred place of worship and may I... More
November 3, 2016|
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Response from Muttukrishnan K | Reviewed this property |
yes lot of hotels at varies prices around the Nallur area