Puliyanthivu is a part of Batticaloa town, situated on an island. In Puliyanthivu, you will find many historical places such as the old schools (St Michael’s college, Vincent Girls’ High School, the Methodist Central college, etc.), some religious buildings (St Mary’s Cathedral, Jami-Us-Salam Jummah Masjid, etc.), as well as many governmental buildings (municipal council, district secretary, post office, public library, general hospital, main bus stand, etc.), and famous places such as the Batticaloa gate, Weber stadium, etc.

The Old Dutch Fort is also situated in Puliyanthivu, as well as the tourist information centre.

Puliyanthivu shelters a children park and is an ideal place for shopping around the Clock Tower.

The Butterfly Peace Garden is a beautiful place to be visited in Puliyanthivu.

You can also choose to relax on the lagoon side near Batticaloa gate.

By simply crossing “the white bridge”, you will find yourself in Koddamunai and be close to Batticaloa’s market.

Location on the mapPuliyanthivu

 Nearby Places: Old Dutch FortButterfly Peace GardenKoddamunaiBatticaloa’s MarketHandloom & Handicraft Sales Centre, Sri Mangalarama Buddhist Temple, Hindu Temples.