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Nilavarai, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

Just some dark water but there are street carts you can buy stuff. dont wast your time unless you are passing by

Thank raveen w
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

We stopped by to have a look when we were on our way to kadurugoda viharaya as everybody we asked about for places with interest around mentioned it.Its just a well if not a tiny pond, no information nor any descriptions are displayed about it...More

Thank Dee Kay P
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Directions from Jaffna was good (sign posts etc. from KKS road). But, disappointed to see no information, guide at the site. Had to rely on fellow travelers for info.

Thank chindika
Reviewed 10 November 2015

This is a bit far from Jaffna.we have stopped to see this on our way for a business trip. A well where there is no bottom. I was told by the villagers even foreign consultants came and did some eco tests but still they couldn't...More

Thank Ashan G
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

This is a large well that is said to have no bottom. Some even say it is linked to the sea. The well is guarded with a fence around it. I guess there was nothing else to see in it!..if you are in the area...More

1  Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Visited on the way to Point Pedro. On the main road, well sign posted. Well worth the stop for a photo opportunity.

1  Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The story (if you get to talk to the locals, which we did) is interesting, but I don't think it's worth going all that way. It's only a big well. There isn't much information given at the site and we got our information from Jaffna...More

Thank Nadheera D
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Nothing much to see but the well. However, a place you must visit. No info about the depth of the well.

Thank Prabhash2014
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Its very unusual to have fresh water so close to the sea, but this place is so unclean that it needs a big clean up as lots of people visit this place due to curiosity.

1  Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

A mysterious well which i didn't know existed in Sri Lanka. Even explorers and divers could find the beginning or end. What's the mystery can discovery solve same? Till then keep visiting and keep exploring

Thank Sayandhan
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@Namal G, you are really correct. It might reopen the existence of Lemurian cultures
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