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Valaiyakadu Destination Guide

Explore Valaiyakadu in Sri Lanka.

Valaiyakadu in the region of Northern Province is a town in Sri Lanka - some 142 mi (or 228 km) North of Colombo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Valaiyakadu is now 12:37 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Karisal, Viyayadippannai, Villamparuku, Velikamam, Velakulam or Bangalore. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vayittiyankudiyiruppu, Valaiyakadu, Uppukkulam, Toddakkadu, Telliyankudiyiruppu and Putukkudiyiruppu. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Procession of Our Lady of Victory -2011

00:56 min ( August 14, 2012 by Pesalai Vettiannai)
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Procession of Our Lady of Victory usually take place every year during the first Sunday of the year. Mother Mary travel trough the village and bless our people, village and the sea

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Interesting facts about this location

1984 Mannar massacre

The 1984 Mannar massacre was the killing of between 107 and 150 minority Sri Lankan Tamils civilians by Sri Lankan Army soldiers in the town of Mannar, north-western Sri Lanka, on December 4, 1984. The attack was triggered when three Army jeeps hit a land mine, killing one soldier. In retaliation, landmarks such as the Central hospital, the post office, a Roman Catholic convent as well as villagers working in rice paddy fields and bus passengers were attacked.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.98, 79.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1984 in Sri Lanka, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Mass murder in 1984, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Political repression, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War I

Mannar, Sri Lanka

Mannar, formerly spelled Manar, is a big town, and It's the main town of Mannar District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. It is located on Mannar Island. Mannar is known for its baobab trees and for its fort, built by the Portuguese in 1560 and taken by the Dutch in 1658 and rebuilt; its ramparts and bastions are intact, though the interior is largely destroyed.

More reading: Mannar, Sri Lanka homepage
Located at 8.98, 79.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Mannar District, Mannar, Sri Lanka, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Lionair Flight 602

Lionair Flight 602 was a Lionair Antonov An-24RV which fell into the sea off the north-western coast of Sri Lanka. The aircraft departed Kankesanturai Airport with several high-ranking military officials of the Sri Lankan Army on a flight to Colombo and disappeared from radar screens just after the pilot had reported depressurization. Initial reports indicated that the plane had been shot down by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam rebels using MANPADS. All 7 crew and 48 passengers were killed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.98, 79.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1998 in Sri Lanka, Airliner shootdown incidents, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1998, Aviation accidents and incidents in Sri Lanka, Mass murder in 1998, Terrorist incidents in 1998, Terrorist incidents in Sri Lanka

Thannipavilan Kudiyiruppu

Thannipavilan Kudiyiruppu is a small town in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.

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Located at 8.98, 79.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Mannar Island

Mannar Island, formerly called Manar Island, is part of Mannar District, Sri Lanka. It is linked to the rest of Sri Lanka by a causeway. It has an area of about 50 square kilometres, mainly covered with vegetation and sand. Adam's Bridge (Tamil:ஆதம் பாலம், is a chain of limestone shoals, between Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, off the southeastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, and Mannar Island, off the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.98, 79.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Sri Lanka, Mannar District