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Sithathi Matha Temple

This temple has the facilities to accommodate the pilgrims visiting to this temple all the time

Fresh water is also available in the surrounding areas.

Free accommodation is available for pilgrims.

Main Features
Archaeological evidence
Location
Velanai Northeast, J/13
Mode of Transport
Government Transport and Private Transport facilities are available
Regulations

Using telephone is prohibited inside the temple .

Parish Priest is responsible for the administration of the temple and controlling the activities.

Tax
Levied
Other rules

Consuming alcoholic beverage is prohibited inside the temple.

Eating meat is prohibited inside the temple

The dress should be abide with the decorum of the temple

Distance
12 km distance from Jaffna
Maintenance
Missionary
Contact
Temple Administration
Festivity
Annual Festival-month of September

Saati Seaside

It is a white sandy beach. A resort with miles of golden sand. It is a popular tourist resort and have the facilities for bathing and boating. Fresh water is available in the area ( 5 km away)
Main Features

Natural beauty of the scenery

Tourist visit from local area and abroad to spend their holidays and to admire the beauty of the nature.

Location
Northeast of Velanai J/113

Transport
Government buses and private vehicles are available
Tax Levy

Parking charges for vehicles

Charges for boating (Private sector)

Distance

12 km away from Jaffna

2 km away from Mankumpan pillayar Temple

Maintenance
Pradesiya saba Velanai
Contact
Pradesiya saba Velanai

Lighthouse

Light house is a tower designed to emit light and used is navigational aid for sailors at sea. This was built in colonial time of Dutch.
Location

Punguduthivu East and west J/25

Kannagipura Village, Korean Light House

Transport
Public and private transport
Rules

Keep the environment clean

Respect the culture and tradition of the people of the area

Abstain from consuming alcohol and other bad habits

Distance
1km from Punguduthivu Amman Temple

Maintenance
Divisional Secretariat, Velanai

Baobab Tree

The folk stories says this tree was introduced by Arabian sailors and eight hundred years age as a food services for the horses. But this story was not confirmed.

This place can be visited at any time

This tree can be seen only in three places in Sri Lanka.

This tree begin to bloom in June. The seeds do not germinate

Location

Northeast of Punguduthivu - J/32

It is situated within 30km from this coast.

Transport
This place can be reached by public and private transportation.
Rules
Abstain from consuming alcohol and other bad habits
Distance
It is located within 30 km from the coast.

Nainativu Raja Mahaviharai

It is a famous Buddhist Temple Buddha visited the place in ancient time. The Buddhist literary work. Manimekhalai is closely linked to this place.
Features
The place is surrounded by sea
Location
Ninathivu North J/34

Rules
Tourist can visit any time
Transport
Take local bus or private vehicles heading to Kurikadduvan from Jaffna and then take a short ferry to Nainativu Island
Other rules
Consuming alcoholic beverage is prohibited inside the temple and the other bad habits.
Maintenance
The priest of the temple
Contact
The priest of the temple
Special Days

Vaikasi Visakam (The full mood day of the month May)

Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman Temple

It is a famous historic HinduTemple. One of the prominent 64 shakthipeedams
This temple is believed to be where the Silambu (Anklets) of Gowri has fallen. The temple was built at that place by the devotees as a panance for their sins. It is an ancient temple built may 100 years ago.
Features
The place is surrounded by sea
Location
Ninathivu North J/34  Manipallavam, Manitheevu, Nagadivu

Rules
visit inside the temple only at the time of Pooja
Transport
Take local bus or private vehicles heading to Kurikadduvan from Jaffna and then take a short ferry to Nainativu Island
Other rules

Consuming alcoholic beverage, smoking is prohibited at the temple complex and the other bad habits.

Men were prohibited from wearing upper cloth

Women should not flow their hair freely
Maintenance
The temple Administration
Contact
The temple Administration
Special Days
Thaipoosam, Aadipooram, Kandasaddy, Ketharagowry Fasting, Varaluxmi Fasting, Thiruvembavai and other annual festival seasons.