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Nallur Kandasamy Temple is one of the popular places in Jaffna where lot of people visit here daily for to offer prayers to Lord Muruga.
Nainatheevu is an Island with worshiping places which were built in the ancient times. It is called Nagadeepa in Sinhala.
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Delft Island (Neduntivu Island) in Jaffna, Sri Lanka is now beominb popular with the foreign tourists. Its feral ponies and remains of a 1,000 year old ancient temple built by the Chola Dynasty attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists to it. As well as the ruins of its Dutch colonial Fort built that was built as a guard point is still visible here with its remains. During their rule Dutch Government named the Neduntivu Island with a Dutch town name as Delft. Also they renamed many other islets around here with Dutch. 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.
Don't confuse this Sri Lanka island with the Delft City, in Netharlands. Delft Island in the Northern province of Sri Lanka got its name actually as "Pasuth Theevu" in the ancient times. And later the Portuguese changed its name as "Ilha das Vacas" (Island of Cows). Later the island was re-named after the Dutch city of Delft by Rijckloff van Goens qwhen they captured it from Protuguese rulers. Now it is called as Delft and Nedunthivu as it was called by the last British Rulers and the local Tamil people. Locals are looking it as their land of living. Recently the visiting number of tourists pleanty of local people becam guide for the island..
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