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this has also many historical stories
01. sangidi king killed 60 arahath monks & their all ruins burid in this palce & 54 located here.
road in not quit good. google map can show short cut to visit there from jaffna.
Off the main road of jaffna kankasanthurai main road. It's not hard to find.This place has like 20 stupas.
The person in charge told us that they believe those stupas are tons of monks who were poisoned and as a memorial these stupas we're built...More
This is an archeological find which is now been presevered for visitors and further study. It consists of several Buddhist Stupas built several centuries ago. Further studies are being done to ascertain more information on this spot. A little off the main track but a...More
This is a must see when in Jaffna. It was a highlight of our visit to the peninsula. Free to visit and spotlessly clean.
It is the ancient burial site of sixty or so senior Tamil monks, discovered in 1916 and excavated in the 1960’s....More
This is located in the heart of the peninsula. It will be difficult to find out exactly where it is. But I have never seen a similar place in Sri Lanka although in Thai there were a couple. But the temple is not maintained properly...More
Very impressive place. Free to get in and the grounds were spotlessly clean. Soldier working there was very friendly. The burial mounds were very sobering and eerie. Very reflective. Nothing written in English to explain anything but that didn't matter
One of the very few Buddhist remains in Jaffna.If you are interested in Buddhist archaeology it is really worth a visit. Situated in Chunkanam. It is believed that these miniature stupas are built to enshrine the remains of 60 Buddhist monks who died due to...More