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World Sri Lanka Northern Province Jaffna Keerimalai Hot Springs

Keerimalai Hot Springs , Jaffna

Type of Destination
Historical, Heritage, Springs
Languages Spoken
Sinhala, Tamil and English
Keerimalai Hot Springs Altitude
4m

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Northern Province Keerimalai Hot Springs

About Keerimalai Hot Springs

The Keerimalai Hot Spring is a natural spring lying on the northern coats of Jaffna, next to the weat sea of Palaly. A bathing tank is built around this spring and a wall separates the water of the spring and the sea. This spring is situated so close to the sea but still manages to get fresh water from an underground fresh water source. It is not a hot water spring, but the water is definitely very soothing.

The spring is built like a swimming pool and it is a very different experience to take a bath at this place. The ethereal feel of the water is exemplified by the pleasant weather of this area. You can always spot army helicopters flying overhead. The spring is surrounded by stone steps, like in a swimming pool, which makes it quite safe.

This place has an engrossing story related to it. It is believed that an Indian priest by the name of Nagula Swami took a bath in this spring. He had a mongoose face which was cured and turned into a human face just by taking a bath here. Hence, it was names as Keerimalai which translates to Mongoose Mound in Tamil.

It is an amazing site to see a freshwater spring right next to the ocean. The place is also used by the local people for religious purposes which add a holy touch to this spot.

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