Jaffna fort is one of the oldest fort erected in Sri Lanka by the Portuguese in 1618. The Jaffna fort was named as the Fortress of Our Lady of Miracles of Jafanapatão. Due to the miracles that were happening in the church inside the fort. This is the largest military fort in the country. Buildings inside the fort include the Governor’s residence (King’s House), Queens house, Kruys Church, the Garrison Parade Ground. Also the Police quarters and several buildings from the Portuguese era.
A must visit tourist attractive place in Jaffna.
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