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Naga Viharaya
The only Buddhist temple in the Jaffna town.
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Naga Viharaya
Naga Viharaya
Naga Viharaya is the only Buddhist temple located within the Jaffna town. When the sacred Bo ? Tree was brought to Sri Lanka from India‚ it was first brought from "Dambakola Patuna" ? the port ship was landed in Sri Lanka ? to Naga Viharaya. The sacred Bo-Tree was kept at Naga Viharaya for a week‚ to be worshiped by "Naga" people and then it was brought to Anuradhapura.

Naga Viharaya has a pilgrim rest‚ where the pilgrims can stay at a reasonable cost‚ which will depend on the facilities they selected.
Directions to Naga Viharaya
Naga Viharaya is located 1.5km from the Jaffna town‚ in the Stanly Road ? near Jaffna railway station.

Distances to the closest city to this location from other cities in country are available under Distance Finder in Information to Plan

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