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“Nilavarai well”

Nilavarai Bottomless Well
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NORTH OF PENINSULA TOUR (FULL DAY EXCURSION...
Ranked #22 of 28 things to do in Jaffna
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This is a historical well and has a poster nearby describing the history of it. It was interesting to read and see the well. You can do the entire visit in about 15 minutes as there is not much to see. A good place to visit if it is on the way to somewhere else, but not a special place to visit.

1  Thank PriyanWillemstad
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Lots of history behind this place. If you’re not interested in history not a place to visit. Quite a large well.

Thank Kenneth S
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

It's a huge well, while it's called bottomless, there is a board that documents the Navy divers finding objects at the bottom...they say it's sweet water at the top and seawater at the bottom..with underground tunnels possibly connecting t to other water bodies. Interesting

2  Thank KirtiAnand
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Entrance is free.
But if there was a ticket I would never buy it because, personally I think it's a tourist death trap. I wouldn't waste even an hour of my vacation time to checkout this place
It's just a well.although they say it's a bottomless well, it's 50m or something deep. The water looks very murky and dirty and offers no experience of any value.i have posted a few photos. That's exactly what you see. If you read the board description and look at the photos from this review I think it's more than enough.

Thank shanillive
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Don’t waste your time by visiting this place. Actually, there is nothing to see other than dark murky water.

This place doesn’t have a car park but they charge a separate fee for parking your car which is unfair. It is not worth visiting this place.

1  Thank Ranuka S
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