Jaffna is the main city of Jaffna district which is located in the northernmost peninsula in Northern Province, Sri Lanka. The distance between Colombo to Jaffna is 363.2 km. Historically; Jaffna has been a contested city and are lots of places to visit such as Jaffna port which was made during the Portuguese occupation in 1619. It is the second largest Dutch Port in Sri Lanka, is located immediately south of Jaffna town, with the southern side bounded by the shallow waters of Jaffna lagoon, the inlet of the Indian Ocean that carves out the Jaffna Peninsula. Jaffna nallur kovil, Jaffna library, Nagadeepa Island, Point Pedro, Dambakola patuna, Keerimalai, Casuarina beach are some of top places to see in Jaffna.