The city of Jaffna is bursting with plenty of things to see and do! From incredible local cuisine to ancient temples and so much more, read on to uncover the unmissable places to visit in Jaffna!
Located in the Northernmost province of Sri Lanka, getting to Jaffna can take a bit of effort. Instead of spending an entire day on the road, many opt to fly there on Cinnamon Air, which is an airline that offers domestic flights in Sri Lanka. This way you can spend more time in Jaffna and less time getting there!
Places to Stay
Local hospitality chains which exemplify the very best of Sri Lankan hospitality offer an array of room types and services to those who visit its hotels. There are plenty of rest houses and even reliable and comfortable homestay accommodation available as well, so there’s something for everyone regardless of your budget.
What to Do
Apart from driving around the city and taking in the vastly untouched land in the North, there are plenty of temples to visit to take in the culture of the locals. There are also bustling local markets which are always buzzing with life and are well worth a visit!
What to Eat
Tuck into the catch-of-the-day for the most memorable meal yet! The culinary scene in Jaffna is unique and incomparable with plenty of local favourites such as “cool”, a mixed seafood dish, which is a must-try. You and your tummy will be sure to leave the city satisfied and content!