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This is a locals market like any other. You can buy local products as well as fruits and vegetables.

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Jaffna city is famous for many things like Mango, Nelli, juggery and some herb items. This is the... read more

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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This is a locals market like any other. You can buy local products as well as fruits and vegetables.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Jaffna market is famous for Nelli, juggery and herbs. In Jaffna you find the most cleanest railway station.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ralini F
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Jaffna city is famous for many things like Mango, Nelli, juggery and some herb items. This is the place you can get all special jaffna items under one roof. prices are reasonable and you can negotiate with them. They respect outsiders and visitors.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ricshanshibly1986
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I love markets and this one was lovable. The fruit and veg are always colourful and the herbs and packeted items were new to me. Palmera flour ..for example. Lots of bustle around and some nice and clean places for refreshment. Walked up there from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank the_finchley_lees
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is your typical local market and has many interesting items for sale. We bought many items typical for this part of the county such as Nelli crush and Juggery. We also ate 'Jack fruit' from a vendor who cut the fruit open and gave...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank PriyanWillemstad
Reviewed 15 May 2018

A colorful fruit and vegetable market where you can find fresh fruits and vegetable and authentic Sri Lankan products sweets, spices and household products. The market runs several bustling blocks that you can easily spend a few hours wandering around.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank priya a
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

As I know this is one of the best market place in jaffna. You can find local sweats, fruits, vegetables, cordials and few hand made items.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ranukas2017
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is a good place regardless of the old appearance or the less number of shops open, but because of the products being sold there. The 3 decade long civil war had forced people in jaffna to almost rely on what they cultivate and produce...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Amila Dananjaya D
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Yet another market but very well kept meaning that it is clean and all the different items that are for sale are neatly arranged. The salespeople are just great. No haggling what so ever and you will really have your time to look in to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Annasdotter
Reviewed 23 June 2017

One of the best things to do in Jaffna, visiting the market gives you an idea of what every day life is like in Jaffna. You can see the fruit stalls, material shops and loads of palmyra baskets. Everyone is very friendly, it feels very...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Pickle-Lover10
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