Places to visit in Jaffna – Jaffna Public library

One of the biggest library in Asia

Jaffna Public library

One of the biggest library in Asia is the Jaffna public library. It contains over 97,000 books and rare manuscripts. The library was burnt in 1981 but it was renovated and the new library was completed in 2001. The library has a unique design which consist of  classical lines and beautiful proportions which stands out architecturally. It contains a lush gardens and has been modernized with new facilities such as free wifi that was added in 2016.

Jaffna Public library is one of the most attractive places within the tourist and a must visit place if you are a person who loves books and would love to visit a library with a historic value.

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For more info check the following links

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaffna_Public_Library

 

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