Nallur Kovil, Jaffna

4.5
Exceptionally colorful and steeped in history, Nallur Kovil represents the largest complex of Hindu temples in the country. Built in 1734, this shrine serves as the hub of the area's religious activity, so you'll always have a chance to observe local customs and traditions. Ring a brass bell or say a prayer at the sacred tree in the southern courtyard before exploring the nearby eateries and other attractions. Before you head to Jaffna, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Jaffna trip itinerary maker site, to make sure you see all that Jaffna has to offer, including Nallur Kovil.
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  • 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)  more »
  • Amazing architecture and a very beautiful temple to visit. Definitely recommend people to visit at least once in a their life times.  more »
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  • The most beautiful temple in Srilanka 😊 one of best powerful temple I have ever seen.it has nice architecture and millions of devotes, specially all are visiting in every August 😍
  • Nallur Kandaswamy Temple is a must visit in Jaffna. But it should also be kept in mind that no photographs can be taken of the interior and will be considered an offence if failed to do so. Most importantly no man is allowed to enter the Temple with their upper body covered, in other words men should take off their shirt, t-shirt or whatever that coves their upper body. Whereas women should be dressed in a decent manner, and not reveal certain areas of their body.

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