Hotel Jaffna

Sangilean Thoopu.

Remaining of the Jaffna king's Royal Palace and ancient bathing pool are still available for to see at the Nallur district. It is not a bigger area for you to view, but it stands as the monument of the last Tamil king who ruled the Yarlpana Kingdom where the capital was Nallur and the business city was Yarlpana Pattinam. Pattinam means the town located next to the sea and the Pattanam means the city located surrounded by land in Tamil. For example Kandy town is called as Kandy Pattanam in Tamil.

On the Point-Pedro road after passing the Nallur temple you can view Sangilean Thoopu where the remaining of the King's palace entrance and behind it you can view the perfectly constructed Yamuna aree which was the King's official bath place. From there on the same road you can go to view the minister's building which is called as Manthiri Maligai. It is well built building and remains in good condition.

You can reach this destination with any vehicle or with public transport system from the Jaffna town. Many people used to visit there by riding a bicycle or with motor cycle. it is best time to visit on any day at day light time.

Jaffna Dutch Fort

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