Fort Frederick, Trincomalee

Fort Frederick, Trincomalee - Address

Address: Konesar Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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About Fort Frederick, Trincomalee

Dating back to the first quarter of the 17th century, the Fort Frederick was built by Portuguese on the site of the Hindu temple destroyed during the invasion. In the 18th century, the fort was captured by the French and later by the British in 1795 till 1948. Visit the fort to see the gorgeous Back bay and the Bay of Bengal and the well maintained fortification walls. The Koneswaram Temple (destroyed in 1622) is located inside the fort. Don’t miss the sunset when here.

Fort Frederick Information

  • Carry bottled drinking water.
  • Do wear sturdy shoes for the hike.

How To reach Fort Frederick by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Central Bus Station - Trincomalee
  • By hiring a Tuk-Tuk.
  • By renting a Bike/ Bicycle.
  • On foot

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