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Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya Nainativu Island Sri Lanka, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The temple is nice but nothing outstanding, if you've seen some Buddhist temples in your life you wouldn't be overly impressed with this one. There's a mandatory "donation" of Rs 500 from foreigners. The waterside approach to the temple is very beautiful. The Hindu temple...More

Thank K745HYmichaelm
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is located in an isolated island of Sri Lanka. Need to take a ferry or a private boat to reach there. Very nice place . If you go in week ends there are lot of crowd. so better to take a private boat.

Thank lakshansilva
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Have to travel by boat and if take public transport can be 30- 45 min for one way. Better to hire a private boat and it took only 5 min (one way). Can be visited both Nagadeepa Temple and Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman Kovil in the...More

Thank AnudeSilva
Reviewed 30 March 2018

My most beautiful and peaceful place to visit in jaffana, Srilanka. Really everyone should visit this location.

1  Thank BhaarathPhotography
Reviewed 24 March 2018

It is one of the must-visit attractions in the northern peninsula.Especially it is one of the most scared places for island's Buddhists population. It's believed that the lord Buddha had visited the place during his second visit to sri Lanka. One can travel by road...More

Thank DURAN85
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Have to travel by boats. Normally boats are available 30 mins by 30 mins. It takes about 15 minutes to reach. The place has historical value with the lord Buddha.

Thank MartinCW8
Reviewed 26 December 2017

a mst see place for buddhists. you can go by land transport up to the ferry point and after there can be nightmare if there is a queue. queues are more likely during weekends and bank holidays. if so , suggest a private boat hire...More

1  Thank dineshpr1980
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Have to travel by boat to reach this island, 45 mint boat ride for one way. Have to go in the morning hours, evening sea in rough, Historical place with a story.

1  Thank Udarahema
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Travellers have to go to Jaffna and get a public transportation or private vehicle to go to Nagadeepa. It is 1 1/2 hours travel from Jaffna to Naagadeepa temple. My advice to go there early morning as possible to avoid the difficulty to go there...More

1  Thank Asoka E
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Take the ferry for 25 LKR to visit Buddhist and Hindu temples on the island of Nainativu. Entrance "donation" fee for foreigners to enter the temple is 500 LKR. On my weekday visit the place was very tranquil making for a pleasant visit

1  Thank peterh125
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Sundar M
3 November 2018|
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Response from AnudeSilva | Reviewed this property |
If you hire a special speedboat you can reach within 5-10 min. No specific time (as far as we know) but if you take the common boat you have to wait in the queue.