Hotel Jaffna

Kantharodai Buddhist site.

Kantharodai Buddhist site is one of the important place that you must see, if you are interested in ancient historical sites in the jaffna District. Jaffna is a traditionaly Hindu religion area although you can view nearly 60 dagobas in the Chunnakam area. The site came to the light to other parts of Sri lanka after it was visited by Dr P E Pieris around the year 1917 and pointed it as Kadurugoda which the ancient books written about. The tallest dagoba is 4M and 3.5 M width. The place is located in a two acre land where the dagobas are located very closley and made with sawn coral material.

You can visit here when you are going to the Keerimalai area through the Kankesanthurai road. It is located 8Km from the Jaffna town near the place called Chunnakam. As this is not a touist spot or devotional place. There are not much facilites available. Try to visit the area during the day time and when it is not raining.

It is good place to make a cycling destination on your tour or good place when you are intended to go one motorcycle tour in the Jaffna district.

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