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Koneswaram Temple

Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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Beautiful Place

The place where temple is located is very beautiful, specially in evening. Historical background... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Achintha U
Breathtaking !

This is a beautiful temple , breathtaking and enormous. We had a lovely trip from Uppuvelie in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allison M
Malvern, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The place where temple is located is very beautiful, specially in evening. Historical background also nice. can see the bay and trincomalee city nicely.

Thank Achintha U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful temple , breathtaking and enormous. We had a lovely trip from Uppuvelie in a three wheeler. On the way we stoped to see

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a beautiful temple located on top on the hill overlooking the indian ocean. We bought pooja tray from one of the stalls for reasonable price to experience the rituals and must say it was simple and tourist friendly. The priest was helpful and...More

Thank Yogita78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rich in history, mystery and great people. The small walk towards Koneswaram is very interesting with handmade crafts and little toys for kids.

Thank Tharindu_Perera_266
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are into temples then worth a look because its built on the hill and the scenery is worth the trip ,you will have to go through the local market place to get their, as usual the markets are full of local produce all...More

Thank Yoguswery M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be one o the things to do ar Trincomale apart from enjoying the beach. The temple is up a hill and quite a walk from the bus station so preferably take a tuk-tuk uphill. The temple is nothing great but does give you...More

Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there with lot of expectations after reading the reviews, especially of the views from the top, since this temple is located up a small hill. Tuk Tuk will charge your 150 LKR from the bus stand. Fredrick. I reached there only by 6...More

Thank Balaji J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place of ancient Hindu temple God as Koneshwar. Surrounded by sea with natural forest. Peacock, deer, monkey are friendly moving here and there. Mind blowing as well as smoothing the mind if we there.

Thank Shan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderfully peaceful and beautiful retreat with a most imposing image of Khali as you arrive. Take some smaller notes for buying offerings (as stallholders will tell you that they can’t change larger notes – this happens a lot in Sri Lanka, be prepared). Women will...More

1  Thank tony s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This Indu temple is simply amazing with a wonderful view on the sea! Absolutely worth going! Dont miss it!

Thank Lorenzo Sergio C
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Sailesh B
23 June 2017|
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Response from MeeraMc7 | Reviewed this property |
If you could let me know from where you are going to start the journey then I will be able to provide specific instructions on how to go there. But you will not get lost cause it is NOT in an isolated area. Its very famous... More
Ahmed N
7 September 2015|
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