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Phone No:  Address: Neervely Arasakesari Pillaiyar Kovil
Mavady Pillaiyar Temple
Casuarina Beach
Neervely Kanthaswamy Kovil
Keerimalai Theertham

Neervely Arasakesari Pillaiyar Kovil is situated along the Jaffna - Point Pedro road, in Neervely, which is about 8km North of Jaffna city. It is believed that the temple was built by Arasakesari, the minister of the kingdom of Jaffna during King Pararajasekaran’s period (1478-1519). The temple is also known as Sempaddu Pillaiyar. The presiding deity in the sanctum sanctorum (moolasthanam) of the temple is Rajasimma Ganesar . The annual festival is conducted for 11 days in August /September.

The temple also house shrines of Vaitheesvar (Lingam) and Balambikai Ambal, Subrammanyar, Dakshinamoorthi, Nadarajar, Panchamuka Ganapathi, Bairavar and Navagirakam.

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