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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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Ice cream shops in Jaffna are very popular all over Sri Lanka and with the visiting Tourists. Their ice creams are sweet, tasty and comes in different favors and sizes. They are served in hygienic conditions in these large shops. The Jaffna Municipal Councils' Health Department staff used to check these shops regularly for cleanliness. Visit any of the ice cream shop in the Jaffna Town or to shops near by to the Nallur Murugan Temple. These ice cream shops are far different from other ice cream shops in Srilanka.
Note: Due to Sri Lanka's bankrupted economical problem sugar price had gone very high. In return all the ice cream prices too had gone up in the Jaffna district Ice Cream Shops. Few local people are visiting here due to high price of Ice creams, Rolls and other short eats. This is expected to be a short time problem as Sri Lanka Government is looking for assistance from the World Bank and the IMF to solve these economic problems. Also ice cream shops are using the power Generators to get uninterrupted power supply to overcome the electricity interruption from the main power grid.
You can ordert ice cream in cups or in ice cream bowls at cheap price that are prepared in hygienic condition. Ice cream shops are very popular in the Jaffna region. Local people used to visit these parlors with their families and friends from 4:00 pm till 9:00 pm. They used to buy ice creams, Milkshakes and Chinese rolls in these shops. These ice cream parlours used to be open from 9:00 am till 8.00 pm or 9.00 pm. Here you can buy many varieties of ice creams with different flavors and in different sizes too. Whenever you visit Jaffna, never miss these treats as they priced at low price and are like sweet shops that are meeting the international standards. You can check the Tripadvisor website to check about these ice cream parlours.
Also you can ask them to serve Milkshakes (Faluda - Sherbets) with or without ice cream on it. There are many fruit flavors to order from them. You have to use spoon and straw to empty this cool sweet rose syrup drink which is popular in Jaffna. Mango Ice creams served here are made with local mango fruits. While other popular drink is "Nelli crush" and Nannari Sherbet. It is very rare to find these drinks in other parts of the world. Chocolate Sundae and Banana Splits are large ice creams. Popsicles are called here as "Ice Palam" while the Chocolate covered Popsicles are called as "Ice Choc" and their prices are cheap when compared to the ice cream cups.
These ice cream shops offer hot Chinese rolls that are chili flavored and it can be based on a curry made with potatoes or mutton. So before you order these rolls, ask them what is inside of that Chinese roll. Dip them in the provided chili sauce (Like Sambal Oleek) and eat them. These rolls are so delicious when they are served hot. Foreigners be warned as they may contain green chilies inside the mixture.
There offer sweet laddu, musket, thothal, thenkulal and so many of sweet items. Mean while chili powder included fried mixture packets, murukku too are available here as take away ones.
Better to visit Ice Cream Shop in Jaffna by noon time or in the evenings.