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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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Communication in Jaffna is good as in Commercial Capital Colombo. It is easy to get IDD facilities, Fax, Telex, Internet services and Mobile Data 24 hours a day. Lot of foreigners may think that this war torn town may lack with the communication facilities. Actually in this District you can get all kinds of phone and Internet services as like in Negombo Town. Visiting Tourist may like to call their homes or their offices from here. For this, use mobile phone or make call from the hotel or from nearby communication center. Hotels and communication centers offer IDD calls, Fax and telex facilities for the visiting Tourists. To confirm this, check the "Tripadvisor pages" for local communication facilities. It is easy to get even color printouts of documents by sending the files through the Bluetooth technology in the communication centers. Make video calls through mobile phone to overseas friends without any difficulties as 4G and 3G connectivity is available here.
People can use pre-paid Wi-Fi cards to connect to the available hotspots in this town. While booking a room in any of the Jaffna hotel, ask about their free Wi-Fi Service to you. When you check in, get the username and the password of their Free Wi-Fi network. Nearly all the Jaffna Hotels and Guest houses used to offer Free Wi-Fi Network connection to their guests. Get the password from the reception counter and get connected to the internet. With this connection you can browse websites, make video and normal calls to your home, office and to your friends. Watch and download video clips from the internet. Take note that Local time is GMT +5:30.
If you can provide your National Identity Card (NIC) of Sri Lanka or your Passport you can get new SIM cards from the nearby communication. Take note that a person can have 5 SIM cards only under his name from a carrier in Sri Lanka. All types of SIM cards are available in Jaffna including the latest eSIM. Don't borrow or provide SIM card to another person as it is against the law. You can use any SIM card that is registered under your name.
Sri Lanka International phone Code: 0094
Jaffna area phone code: 021
If the phone number is 2215571
Then dial in this format.0094 21 2215571
Postal Code - Zip code - for Jaffna: 4000
There is no area code for mobile phones in Jaffna.
It is just like calling a mobile phone in Colombo.
Dial the mobile phone number with 0 in the front.
In Srilanka mobile phones have 9 digit numbers including Jaffna Town.
Dial the country code 001, followed by the city and phone number.
This district offers 3G and 4G LTE networks for Smartphone, Tablet. IDD facilities, Telex, Fax, telegram services too are available for the visiting tourists in Jaffna through Government Post Office. Mobile phone signal is very strong in Jaffna as like in Colombo. So there are no dropped calls while you are in this place.
Cell phones can connect to Skype, Viber, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and other social media without any restrictions with your 3G, 4G LTE Smartphone and Tablets from here. It is simple to update your travel photos to your Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter accounts while you are here. You can make live streams to your YouTube and Facebook accounts with your internet connected Smartphone or Tablet, if you are an accepted member.
Government post offices, private post offices and communication centers offer telephone services, telex, fax, and mobile phone recharge facility. All the mobile phone carriers too offer data plans for their customers who uses their SIM cards. Laptop users can connect to the internet through their carrier Dongles from any part of Jaffna. Government post offices offer IDD calls, collect calls, parcel sending facility and telegram facilities.
Sri Lanka Government is offering free Wi-Fi hotspots all over the Island to its citizen. Under this program Jaffna too benefits and there are many Wi-Fi hotspots offered by the Government. So in Jaffna, people can get connected to these free Wi-Fi hotspots at the Jaffna Railway Station and the Public Library. To access this Free Wi-Fi service Sri Lankans' has to register with the authorities by providing their NIC number. Foreigners can paid Wi-Fi cards and can connect to the internet using their device very easily.