Chankanai Fort


Chankanai fort was built by the Dutch in compliance with their unique architecture style. This Dutch fort is situated along the Jaffna – Manipay – Karainagar highway near Chankanai town. The walls of the fort currently in a dilapidated condition stand testimony to the Dutch architectural skills. Some researchers attempt to maintain that this building was a protestant Church functioning during that Dutch period.

Travel Path

Bus Stand -> Right Side 150mKasthuriyar Road 100m Turn left to Stanly Road 150m Jaffna ManipayKarainagar Road (AB17) 14.6Km Chankanai Fort.

Contact Name

Pradeshiya Saba (Valikamam West) 021-3212465/021-2250144

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