Being a symbol of northern heritage and a ‘must visit’ place to explore further the bygone epochs of Sri Lanka, the Jaffna public Library is located just mere minutes away from the Abbi Guest House at Kokuvil. The location Singa Akham in the Kankesanthurai road (K.K.S road), supplements the amenities of travelling swiftly within minutes to the Jaffna public Library.
Built in 1933, the Jaffna Library has long been a symbol of northern heritage. Accentuated by its presently renovated classical architecture, the library also underwent a horrific burning in 1981, when it comprised of almost 100,000 books and manuscripts that made it one of the largest libraries in Asia. Jaffna public Library serves to be a cherished depository