Fort FrederickCurrently Open
- Address: Konesar Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort
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.
- Carry bottled drinking water.
- Do wear sturdy shoes for the hike.
- By Bus: Central Bus Station - Trincomalee
- By hiring a Tuk-Tuk.
- By renting a Bike/ Bicycle.
- On foot
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95% of people who visit Trincomalee include Fort Frederick in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
41.06% of people start their Fort Frederick visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Fort Frederick
63.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fort Frederick
Great quiet place to visit if you're into historical stuff. Make sure you avoid the seasonal buzz so you can actually enjoy and look at the place in peace.
Very beautiful place with a great view of trinco bay and the sea. However most of the land is occupied by army and they do not allow visitors to go to most of the places. That's very sad.
It is old fort in Trincomale... you can seen most beautiful place
Nice historical place. Historical buildings to be rehabilitated and need proper maintenance.
Must visit place in trinco. Have nice panoramic views of the trinco bay from up there. Can go in a vehicle inside the fort up to some extent and rest you have to walk up to the top.