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Nice views and a bit of military history

The water bodies on two sides is unusual and interesting. I was told that you can watch both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anand G
Kochi (Cochin), India
Worth astop.

This was a different part of Sri Lanka. Flat, open, dry with very warm winds blowing from the sea... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
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Elephant Pass, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The water bodies on two sides is unusual and interesting. I was told that you can watch both sunrise and sun set here but did not have time to watch either. It had been a place of interest as far as the military strategists are...More

Thank Anand G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is located in A9 . Must visit by every sri Lankan. This co-commemorate the war heroes of the war ended.

Thank lakshansilva
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This is a place where everyone should pay a visit no matter where you are from. Please pay attention and have good behavior while visiting for this is a place which deserves highest respect. Please remember to talk to a soldier. They are always near...More

Thank Malki S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was a different part of Sri Lanka. Flat, open, dry with very warm winds blowing from the sea. It reminded me more of South Australia than Sri Lanka. The monument is a bit forgettable.

Thank MrThrill
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This monument sits by the side of the road out of Jaffna just before you actually get to Elephants Pass. It's hard to remember that the warfare between the LTTE/ Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan government has only been over for 9 years and...More

Thank suesalford
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This iconic monument represents the glory of Sri Lankan armed forces. Its built having a few huge bronze hands holding a model of the country, surrounded by bandoleer-wearing lions. This also immortalizes the memories of fierce gun battles fought by our war heroes and the...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Read the history of the area befor you visit.we Found intresting once we know the story of war heros.

Thank Mohamed N
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Elephant is just 10-15kms away from Jaffna. Elephant pass is well known for its war memorial statue of our great hero Hasalaka Gamini. True hero who sacrifices his life for the nation. Sri lanka Army's one of the main military base.

Thank Mohamed Ricshan A
Reviewed 12 July 2018

this a place must visit and see. One of the attraction place to remember the 30 years Civil war . please keep clean this place.

Thank faarazri
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

It's a great place to be while you are on the way to Jaffna. There is a war memorial and the surrounding Lagoon is great to watch.

Thank AYR619
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