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Sand Dunes of Kavutharimunai in Pooneryn Peninsula – පූනරීන් කවුතරිමුනෙයි වැලිපර

Sand Dunes of Kavutharimunai in Pooneryn

If you take the lesser traveled route to Jaffna through Pooneryn, There are number of places which you could visit on the Sand Bar (Pooneryn Peninsula) below the Jaffna Peninsula. This land mass is about 22 kilometers long. The road

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Keerimale (Keerimalai) Limestone Caves in Jaffna – යාපනය පෙරිය මන්ඩපම් හුනුගල් ගුහා සංකීර්ණය

Keerimale (Keerimalai) Limestone Caves in Jaffna

An unkown small limestone cave can be found in Keeramale just before the Nakuleswaram Kovil near the freshwater spring. The cave lies in a bare land covered in scrub jungle just before the kovil. This is rather unknown and best obtain a villager to explore this site. 

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Periya Mandapam Limestone Caves in Jaffna – යාපනය පෙරිය මන්ඩපම් හුනුගල් ගුහා සංකීර්ණය

Periya Mandapam Limestone Caves in Jaffna

The limestone caves at Periya Mandapam is a true wonder of nature. A large open pit exposes a circle of caverns spreading in all directions. A large Tamarind (Siyambala) Tree stands at the center of the pit providing a natural roof for the caves.

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Pokkanai Bottomless Well in Jaffna – යාපනය පොක්කනයි නොසිඳෙන ලිඳ

Pokkanai Bottomless Well in Jaffna

The Pokkanai Bottomless Well is is caused by collapse of the top layer, exposing a limestone cavern connected to a underground water source. It is said that this well never dries up even during severe drought and the water is used by the farmers in the surrounding area.

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Nilavarai Bottomless Well in Jaffna – නිලාවරයි නොසිඳෙන ලිඳ

Nilaavarai Deep Well

The Nilavarai Well is popular attraction in Jaffna lying in Nilaavarai in the Navakkiri GS area of Valikaamam East division. Some times referred to as a bottomless well or Deep Well, this well is caused by collapse of the top

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