Places in Jaffna Filled with Visitors
:: 2011-08-19 16:20:08 Hours]
August school vacation has this year too filled the places of
religious and tourist importance in Jaffna with visitors as in
the previous year. Thousands of southerners who chose Jaffna as
their holiday destination are daily making their entry to the
peninsula via the Elephant Pass (EPS) causeway in hundreds.
of visitors who crossed the EPS since the commencement of August
school vacation exceeded 140,000 by the 19th evening, records
at EPS entry / exit point revealed.
old Dutch fort, Naguleshwaram temple, Keeramalai ponds, Naga Vihara,
Point Pedro and Nallur temple are among the places that most people
wish to visit. They get a chance to attend special Poojas at Nallur
temple since its annual celebrations are now on.
authorities further say that students of Jaffna schools are also
these days out on visits to places in the South.