Jaffna is surrounded by many colorful offshore Islands. Delft Islands (seductive islet) 35km s from Jaffna town. A ferry service connects the largest Island in the Park Straits with the mainland. Delft Fort was built by the Portuguese and the beautiful beach with exquisite shells is stunning. You can see ponies wandering on this Island.Nagadeepa is a small Island you can reach there in an hour boat journey. It is sacred land for Buddhists, who believe that Lord Buddha first visited this Island. Nagadeepa was recently restored after a long conflict. A famous Hindu Temple Nagaposany situated by the sea is an important worship shrine for Hindus.
Nallun Kandaswami Kovil is built in a South Indian architectural style that dates back to the 10th century and is Prominent for Hindus of Jaffna.