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Visit to Naga Pooshani

I have visited this temple along with Nagadeepa Buddhist temple when serving in the Air force... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TilakDissanayake
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Kadawatha
Must visit Kovil in Nainative Island

This is a very colorful Kovil in the Island. This is located in the same Nagadeepa Raja Maha... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
lakshansilva
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Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have visited this temple along with Nagadeepa Buddhist temple when serving in the Air force during the 30 years of civil war but had the opportunity to visit back last month and the transformation is astounding. You have to remove top gear when visiting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is a very colorful Kovil in the Island. This is located in the same Nagadeepa Raja Maha Viharaya island. need a ferry or boat to go there. very much crowded in the week ends & holidays.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lakshansilva
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We visited this Hindu temple in a combined visit with the nearby Bhuddist temple. The ferry ride there and back was an experience itself.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We left Jaffna at 6:30 AM to reach Kurikattuvan by 7:30 AM on a Friday. We parked the car in Kurrikattuvan and took the boat which offered free services to reach Nainatheivu Nagapooshani Amman temple. The public boat trip was a bit rough, (which was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sri V
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Nainativu. Jaffna … Nagapoozani temple not to be missed. Situated at the top at the top of Sri Lanka , Jaffna ,the city in the Northern province exhibits a dignified culture and traditional influences found nowhere else on the island. Visiting Jaffna, one should miss...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Half the fun was catching the local bus and local boat to get over to the island to view this Kovil.Nothing else worth seeing on this island but this definately was.Huge impressive Hindu temple that had a ceremony on whilst we were there.Very beautiful

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

on your way to the island this kovil can not be missed. it standouts majestically. you may go in leaving your shoes at the door. closer to the departure ferry terminal.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Started with a bumpy car drive to the jetty. Distance not far but time taken . The boat is run down with lack of life jackets for some.price only 30 SLR but safety is a concern.took 20 Min and dripped at Buddhist shrine. Walked 200...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Naga Pooshani Ambal Kovil is a few hundred meters away from the Nagadeepa Buddhist viharaya. It is a pleasent sight to see hindus & Buddhist worship at each others sacred places here. The kovil is a beautiful place & is well maintained.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

When in Jaffna you should not miss out visiting Nainativu. Now road towards Nainativu is excellent and takes lesser time to reach ferry service point. start early in the morning to avoid hot sun. This island is equally important religious place for Hindus and Buddhists.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Hello, Naga Pooshani Amman temple is in an island (Nainativu) off Jaffna Sri Lanka. From Mumbai take a flight to Colombo. Stay the night in Colombo and get a train to Jaffna. Good hotels available in Jaffna. Once you are in... More
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