Jaffna is filled with many mysterious ancient places for a traveler to see, and has a flourishing history that is older than the recorded history of ancient Sri Lanka. this area is home to Nagadeepa, a place where Buddhists believe that Lord Buddha visited in his second visit to Sri Lanka. Nagadheepa is a very sacred location to Sri Lankans and is one of the most religious sites to Buddhists. main cities are closely associated with Hindus, as it was the site for many invasions that happened during the past civilizations of Sri Lanka. However, excavators have uncovered evidence that takes Jaffna’s history all the way back to 2000 BC, making Jaffna a famous landscape in the history of the ancient world.