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From Anuradhapura to Jaffna – Best visit places
The historic Madukanda Sri Dalada Rajamaha Viharaya is located near the Madukanda Police Station on the Vavuniya Main Road. The Temple of the Tooth, which is known as one of the few places where the sacred Tooth Relic was originally built, has been decorated with various stone carvings. Also, you can still see a large canteen, old hall, and four of the old ponds on the ruins.
Iranamadu reservoir is a major reservoir in the Northern Province. The Ven. Iranamadu, which covers 50 square kilometers, was built in the 5th century AD by the King Dhatusena. This tank was named “Ranamadu” tank. This WeliWauna tank known as Wew Eminya (the last tank) in Wanni is a very beautiful sight for a while.
Hasalaka Gamini is a figure who recalled the war with a historical story. Cpl Gamini Navaratne joined the Army in 1986 and served in the Ambepussa, Hambantota, Tangalle, Kankesanturai and Palali bases. Gamini finally joined the Elephant Pass Camp. On the night of July 10, 1991, he took two bombs and filled with explosives filled with explosives at the Elephant Pass.
For this reason the destruction of the Elephant Pass camp was stopped and Gamini Nawaratne, who sacrificed his life, began to name the “Elephant Pass Man”. Even today, thousands of people are coming to watch this Ranaviru Memorial.
The Dutch fort at Poonaren
The Dutch fort at Poonaren, now sited, has been established in the late 1500s. It is said that between 1619-1659 is between. It is said that this fort was formed to save the wealth and grain collected from Jaffna. In addition, it is said that the problems of the Sinhalese and Wanniar kings were used as a remedy. It seems that this stronghold that has been fallen to this day by the military has been an eye for the eye after capturing the army.