Madhu, Sri Lanka

Madhu (Tamil: மடு, Sinhala: ගිලෙන්න) is a town in Mannar District, Sri Lanka. The Shrine of Our Lady of Madhu, a major site of Roman Catholic pilgrimage, is located in this town.

Madhu

மடு
ගිලෙන්න
Madhu is located in Northern Province
Madhu
Madhu
Coordinates: 8°51′0″N 80°12′0″E / 8.85000°N 80.20000°E / 8.85000; 80.20000
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceNorthern
DistrictMannar
DS DivisionMadhu
Madhu Church (Madu Church).jpg

InfrastructureEdit

Madhu has a railway station (Madhu Road station) on the Mannar Line, with services to Medawachchiya.

Coordinates: 8°51′N 80°12′E / 8.850°N 80.200°E / 8.850; 80.200