Nallur Kovil, Jaffna

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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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  • in an enclosed area,since of late under a security blanket,after the easter bombings.beautifully maintained.remove footware before entering the temple premises,also to remove upper garments-males only...  more »
  • One of the unique Kovils in Sri Lanka. Also one of most worshipped and holiest Kovils in he island. A must visit if you are travelling to Sri Lanka or Jaffna. One of the unique feature of the kovil is...  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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