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Neduntivu Island.

Neduntivu Island is popular for its feral ponies and remains of a 1000 year old ancient temple built by the Chola Dynasty, as well as the ruins of a Dutch colonial fort built as a guard point, they named it with the Dutch town name Delft, as they did to the other islets over here. If you happened to visit to Nainatheevu Island then it is easy to travel from there to this island where small number of Tamil families living with the presence of the SL armed forces.

Important places to visit.

  • Portuguese Fort : This fort is used to defend the northern part of Sri Lanka from the invading forces and to promote their export and import businesses during the Portugues ruling here.
  • Baobab Tree : Don't miss this African origin tree in the island.
  • Banyan : A wide open banyan tree which extends its canopy over a large area.
  • Quindah Tower : This tower used to be a mariner's support.
  • Wild Horses : Lot of wild horses are there. Actually they were from the Protuguese rule over this island where you can find the old stables too here.
  • Sarapiddy : This is the place for water source for the whole island.
  • Foot Print : Large footprint that measures nearly a metre.
  • Old Stables : Stables in Sarapiddy were said to be built by Englishman Nolan. Now you can see the remaining of its only.
  • Pigeon Nest (Delft Island)
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