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Koneswaram Temple

Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
+94 70 333 3234
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Nothing so special!

It is a Hindu temple but a small one . Found probably manny years ago and seems to be a temple for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tai Sheng G
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Singapore, Singapore
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Temple on Hill top surrounded by sea

This is a well known Hindu temple located on a hill top. This is surrounded by sea on almost three... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dammika D
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“the cliff” (27 reviews)
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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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+94 70 333 3234
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a Hindu temple but a small one . Found probably manny years ago and seems to be a temple for blessing to have more children. A seaside view from the temple that is on the cliff do have a great look of the...More

Thank Tai Sheng G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a well known Hindu temple located on a hill top. This is surrounded by sea on almost three sides. The views one gets from the top are mesmerizing, especially the the lovers' leap area. For Hindu devotees this is a historic kovil. During...More

Thank Dammika D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this Hindu temple, so bright with its beautiful paintings and statues. Very movi g and spiritual place with an i teresti g yet sad story of the girl who lost her lover and jumped into the ocean. Beautiful setting over looking the sea. A...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice experience ..... remember to bring socks to wear as the ground can be very hot on barefoot

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the pilgrimage places situated in Trincomalee and having some sort of unique attraction. Unfortunately, we couldn't make the poojawa time but worth to visit other times as well.

Thank AnudeSilva
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the walk up to the temple there are a number of wild deer running around. Around the entrance are a number of market stalls selling food, drink and souvenirs. King coconut drinks are cheap if you haggle. The temple is very vibrant and colourful,...More

Thank Jacob F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this famous Koneswaran Temple situated on Swamy Rock within Fort Fredrick on 5th May 2018. The vehicle park is about 150 metres from the temple itself. After that we walked along the path leading to the temple. All along the path are little...More

Thank Seevali D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely temple and will be more awesome when the scaffolding is removed from the large figure of a Hindu god Shiva in the front. Small but interesting, and has a great view. Along the path beside the cliff our tuk driver pointed out a small...More

Thank Margaret D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tuktuk driver wanted to show us this place, because he wanted to visit the temple himself. It was really interesting to go with someone who was familiar with and reverent to each part of the temple and surrounds. There is a not to be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great Hindu temple on the cliffs. Very colourful and interesting to visit, seeing the locals coming to worship and making oferrings

Thank SafferB
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Pamela1212
28 February 2018|
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Response from Dileep M | Reviewed this property |
Not many but there are some steps, yes you can use a tuk tuk to drop near the temple and five minutes walk then few steps
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Rajendra Das T
27 December 2017|
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Response from Harindu G | Reviewed this property |
As this is located in Sri Lanka, you need a valid passport to enter into the country. Indians can obtain Visa on arrival. You have to travel to Trincomalee. You do not need to carry your passport for entering this place, but... More
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ashlokan
2 November 2017|
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thank you very much for the detailed answer.
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