Must-see shopping in Jaffna

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    Jaffna Market

    Jaffna’s colourful fruit and vegetable market is west of the bus stand, but the greater market area encompasses several bustling blocks beyond that,…

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    Zahra Tailors

    Great little open-front tailor shop in the heart of the market. The talented guys here will mend clothing worn out by your touring while you wait. They…

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    Anna Coffee

    Sri Lankan coffee and tea from a venerable old shop in the market district. It also produces its own line of spices and even tooth powder.

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    Art Gallery

    Jaffna's first art gallery is in a striking white structure and showcases work by contemporary Sri Lankan artists.

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    Rosarian Convent

    The convent makes Rosetto ‘wine’ (from Rs 300 per bottle). Sweet and laced with cinnamon and cloves, it tastes like German gluhwein. There’s also…

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    Future World

    Genuine Apple devices and accessories and a service centre for repairs.