Points of Interest - Jaffna

Dutch Fort

Dutch Fort Jaffna

Built by Portuguese in 1618 and was re-built by the English colonisers in 1680s, this 400 years old structure was built in the shape of a pentagon which is the symbol of Dutch architecture.  Remains and the ruins can be found of the old barracks, military residence, church, guardrooms, jail and the court house.

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