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Nagadipa Purana Vihara

Nagadipa / Nainativu Island, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
+94 77 651 9268
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Intersting Place

from jaffna 1- 1/2 hour travel to the nagadipa ferry . try to go early morning. and try to wear... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandamal T
Sri Lanka
a must see for all buddihts

have to take the boat to the island. four hours to go and return. can take longer during peak times.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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“lord buddha” (21 reviews)
“boat ride” (27 reviews)
“sacred place” (8 reviews)
Nagadipa / Nainativu Island, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
+94 77 651 9268
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from jaffna 1- 1/2 hour travel to the nagadipa ferry . try to go early morning. and try to wear decent clothes coz this is a religious place. and prepare to hot weather (bring sunglass , cap).

Thank Sandamal T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

have to take the boat to the island. four hours to go and return. can take longer during peak times.

Thank dineshpr1980
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

From jaffna you can take bus 60 rupees. Then ferry and it's 40 rupees. There are semi luxury ferry also. Visit museum also. There are lot of items in the museum.

Thank Kamani S
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Was along ride to the jetty with bumpy road. Took long as the road is bad and certain along the stretch is very narrow. Need to take a boat ride cost 30SLR for 29 Min. Not all will get safety jacket. The island is well...More

Thank Thanaraj S
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This is a very religious and beautiful place and must place in jaffna .. amazing bus ride from the jaffna city and a ferri ride with village people is a so touching.. I simply loved the whole tour to nainathive

Thank CK R
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a very sacred place to all Buddhist in Sri Lanka as it is one of the 4 places Lord Buddha visited in Lanka. The boast trip is enjoyable & the ability to meditate at Nagadeepa refreshes your soul.

Thank Harsha P
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Another spot of worship for all buddhists. A place steeped in ledgend and history. A short distance travel by crowded boat. No footwear, avoid the noon day heat

Thank fjp4564
Reviewed 9 August 2017

very beautiful temple .my 1st trip attraction for nagadipa and nagadipa puran vihara also i vist nainathuve hindu temple

Thank diluni84
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is only place you to visit if you spending long vacation in Sri Lanka. Very far from Colombo. You have to spend almost day to go this place. This is where war happen in Sri Lanka. To Visit this place you have to ride...More

Thank niranga w
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Spending a lot of time in the southern parts of the country the Buddhism is all-around. There is a temple literary every where so this wasn't our main purpose for visiting Nainativu. We strolled here after visiting the kovil further north. There is an entrance...More

Thank Annasdotter
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10 November 2016|
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Response from sreemathymohan | Reviewed this property |
You can't take your car on the ferry. And within the island they have autos, as you get off