Pokkanai Bottomless Well in Jaffna – යාපනය පොක්කනයි නොසිඳෙන ලිඳ

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Pokkanai Bottomless Well in Jaffna

Pokkanai Bottomless Well in Jaffna
Photo By : Jaffna Biz

Jaffna peninsula has three known bottomless wells lying at Nilavarai, Pokkanai and in Mayakkai. The most well known is the Nilavarai Well which attracts a large number visitors from all over the island. Very few are aware of the other two bottomless wells also lying in the Jaffna Penisula.

The Pokkani Deep Well lies 10 kilometers off Jaffna town off Palali Road. The well is created by an opening on the limestone layer on the ground. These wells generally are formed by the collapse of the top limstone layer creating a under ground cavern which connects to a water source after a time.

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Traveling Directions to Pokkanai Bottomless Well in Jaffna

Route 01 from Colombo to Jaffna

Route 02 from Colombo to Jaffna

Though : Kurunegala – Dambulla – Anuradhapura – Vavunia
Distance :400 km
Travel time : 7-8 hours
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : Puttlam – Anuradhapura – Vavunia
Distance : 400 km
Travel time : 7-8 hours
Driving Directions : see on google maps

Route from Jaffna Town to  Pokkanai Well

Though : Palali Road
Distance :10 km
Travel time : 30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map

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