Kanniya Hot Springs, Trincomalee

Currently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
  • Address: Kanniya, Sri Lanka, Trincomalee
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 50 LKR
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Hot Spring, Family And Kids
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About Kanniya Hot Springs, Trincomalee

Dating back to the period of Ravana (around 5000 years ago), the Kanniya Hot Springs finds it mention in the Ramayana – one of the most iconic Hindu Mythology books.

It is believed the hot springs emerged when Ravana struck the land with his sword. Others believe that the site was an ancient Buddhist site. Either ways, the place is rooted in history and is a pleasure to see. Touch a part of this history as you come here to explore the archeological ruins and freshen up with the hot spring water.

Kanniya Hot Springs Information

  • Even though it is a hot spring, do dress conservatively (nudity or wearing swimsuits would cause an issue)

Kanniya Hot Springs Ticket Prices

  • Admission fee: LKR 10 per person for locals; LKR 50 for Foreigners

How To reach Kanniya Hot Springs by Public Transport

  • By hiring a Tuk-Tuk.
  • By renting a Bike/ Bicycle.

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  • This is also good place. Infrastructure Facilities to be developed in this area. You can have a nice bath with pure natural hot water with different feeling. Children also can bath. Better you can bring some basket.

  • Great wonder of nature. 7 wells 7 temperature levels. People should experience this wonder and immaterial whether you are a local or tourist. It is about 8 km from the town.

  • Clean place. Can have hot water bath. No privacy. Changing rooms available. Toilets available. They charge you for visiting.

  • Popular tourists destination in the eastern province. There is a historical value to this place and it is named as a archaeological reserve. There are about seven different hot water wells located in the place. You can have bath direct from it since the water temperature is not very high compared to other similar wells located down south of the island. However it is best to restore these places and uplift public utilities and preserve the site for future generation.

  • A set of natural hot water springs now converted into 7 hot water wells with different temperatures. Lot of locals visits the place, some with the belief of natural healing powers the wells have, which might be true due to the minerals in the spring.

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