Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil
This huge Hindu temple, crowned by a towering god-encrusted, golden-ochre gopuram, is one of the most significant Hindu religious...
Jaffna is slowly rebuilding and repairing the damage left from the war. But east of the fort was Jaffna’s former government district,...
Rio Ice Cream
For a typical Jaffna treat, head to the trio of popular ice-cream parlours behind the Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil. Rio is the local...
Nallalaxmy Ave, 359 Temple Rd · interesting places nearby
With an open kitchen, lots of space and outdoor seating, Mangos is an atmospheric place to dine and wildly popular with extended Tamil families. The South Indian food is exceptional with around 20 dosas (try the ghee masala), great parotta (Keralan-style flat bread) and idiyappam . For lunch, the thali (Rs 200) can't be beat.
It's located around 2km northeast of the centre, but is walkable from the guesthouses in the Nallur district.