The town of Mannar is capital of the Mannar district and is located on the Mannar island. This town is famous for the Baoboa trees that grow here in abundance and for Mannar Fort. There have also been news about establishing a maritime national park around Mannar.
1. While reaching the island through the causeway, one can see vestiges of the railway track that was blown away by the cyclone in 1964 on the side.