Jaffana Dutch Fort

Posted on February 12, 2018
Jaffna Dutch Fort

Jaffna fort is situated at the south side of the Jaffna .This is a second largest fort of the island among the existing ones. This built by the Portuguese in 1619 and re-built and expanded by the Dutch and English. This is a beautiful construction presently. It is under further excavations by the archaeological department.

Type                        : Defense fort
Site information     : Controlled by Government of Sri Lanka
Open to the public : Yes
Condition                : Renovated
Built                         :1625
Built by                    : Portuguese and Dutch
In use                       :1625-today
Materials                  : Granite Stones

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