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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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Colombo to Mannar train service.
Please Chek with nearest Station Master for Ticket Price and Train Schedule.
Distance between Colombo Fort station to Mannar Train Station is 310 Km.
Colombo to Mannar train service is available daily from Colombo and from Mannar. These train service operating to and from Thalaimannar railway station and Colombo Fort, used to stop in Anuradhapura and Medawachchi train stations. Travelers can make advance train seat booking by visiting the railway stations, mobile phones, SLT land line and CGR Online portal.There used to be complete packed train service during the Madu Church Festival season. During the festival season it is better to book your train seat early with the authorities or you have to take the Bus service from Colombo or from Mannar. In the meantime special trains used to operate on this route during the Madhu Shrine festival season.
Most of the travelers from Jaffna to Mannar used to travel by busses. As this is cheap and easy yo use during the Temple and Churchfestival days.
Mannar is popular for ancient Thiruketheeswaram Temple of Hindu Lord Siva, and Madu Shrine, where the Shrine of Our Lady of Madu, a Roman Catholic Marian shrine in Mannar is located and the Pier which used to operate ferry service between Sri Lanka and India. Currently there are no ferry service is being operated between India and Sri Lanka. Both Governments are in the process of stating it again to transport passengers.
Mannar Night Mail.
1st Class A/C Rs 1,800/-
2nd Class Rs 1,100/-
3rd Class Rs 800/-
* There may cancellation of train services and train ricket price hike due to diesel shortage in this year 2022.
Madu Church Video.