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“Another interesting temple, worth visiting”
Review of Nallur Kovil

Nallur Kovil
Ranked #1 of 31 things to do in Jaffna
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Sydney, Australia
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1,306 reviews
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“Another interesting temple, worth visiting”
Reviewed June 19, 2014

This temple stands out on approach and there is a lot of construction work taking place to make it even more impressive. Again, men have to remove shoes and shirts to enter. A service with devotees was taking place during our morning visit but there was no restriction on walking around the complex, internal and external. The terraced pool, for Hindus to cleanse themselves, is being retiled but even in its less than glamorous state is notable viewing. A negative is the number of beggars at entrance gate but buy a coconut and break it on the rock set up for this purpose as you approach church for good karma! No entry fee.

Visited May 2014
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Nawala , Colombo, Sri Lanka
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“A Historic Hindu Temple in Jaffna”
Reviewed June 19, 2014

It was a quick site seeing visit for me . My first visit to Jaffna ,Sri Lanka . A good tourist attraction too. People dont speak english here .

Visited July 2013
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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“Must visit place in Jaffna”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

We visited Nallur Kovil in the evening. There was a pooja at 5.30 and the temple closed at 06 p.m. It is very beautiful. They do not allow to take photographs inside the Kovil and men are not allowed to wear Tshirt or shirt when they enter inside the kovil.

Visited June 2014
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Geneva, Switzerland
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“Impresive hindu temple”
Reviewed May 23, 2014

When I saw the temple I had to say "waaaa" (I never went to India). The inside is also nice, it is huge and the architecture is very interesting. Their is a "pool" inside and the workers and religious guys are very friendly.

Visited May 2014
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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“Beautiful place...!”
Reviewed May 20, 2014

This is a beautiful place full of life. The chanting you hear make you feel so high. Nice carvings and drawings. Must visit place.

Visited May 2014
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