Jaffna Fort

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  • Address: Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort

Jaffna Dutch Fort stands tall as a memory and mark of colonial days in Sri Lanka. Although parts of the fort are in ruins, you will not be disappointed at the magnificence of the fort. The fort presents a mighty picture to the visitor, with a serene backdrop of crystal clear water of the ocean and vast sprawling green flat lands around it. As you enter inside the fort, you will notice the statue of Virgin Mary in the church of the fort complex. Don’t miss the museum inside the Jaffna Dutch Fort that has a lot of historical facts and information displayed inside. It is recommended that you visit the fort in the evening and witness the spectacular sunset.

How to Reach Jaffna Fort

  • Walk from Jaffna Private bus stop
  • Rented car/ taxi

  • Jaffna Fort Address: Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Jaffna Fort Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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  • 95% of people who visit Jaffna include Jaffna Fort in their plan

  • 59.09% of people start their Jaffna Fort visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Jaffna Fort

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

79.37% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jaffna Fort

People normally club together Chaddy Beach and Jaffna Dutch Fort while planning their visit to Jaffna Fort.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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