Koneswaram Temple, Trincomalee

Koneswaram Temple, Trincomalee - Address, Phone Number

Address: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Phone: +919-4262225585

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Time Required: 00:30 Mins

Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Koneswaram Temple, Trincomalee

The Koneswaram Temple is a popular place of worship in Sri Lanka and is one of the Pancha Ishwarams (five abodes) of Lord Shiva. The temple dates back to early Cholas and the Five Dravidians of the Early Pandyan Kingdom (the earliest mention of the temple goes way back to the 6th century BC).

Today, the temple is a significant religious buildings and is an archeological site with rare emblems of the dynasties etched into the temple stones. Do take some time to see the cliff section that meets the blue water below.

Koneswaram Temple Opening and Closing Hours

  • The place is open during the day.

How To reach Koneswaram Temple by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Central Bus Station (2 kilometers away)
  • By hiring a Tuk-Tuk.
  • By renting a Bike/ Bicycle.
  • On foot

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Koneswaram Temple, Trincomalee Reviews - Write a Review

  • Important temple for Hindus. A must see place in Trincomalee. No one missing it. Located in the hill and the fort side. Good for site seeing and panoramic ocean view.

  • A beautiful Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shive located in an amazing location with a priceless view of Indian Ocean,A must see in Trincomalee Keep your footwear on the racks below temple before entering the area

  • Historical palace within the fort Fedric in Trincomalee. You'll be able to have a beautiful view of Indian ocean near this place. You are not allowed to take photographs, videos inside the kovil.

  • Very calm place. Famous place in Trincomalee for Tamil people. Love the blueish environment.

  • Visited on 11 dec 17. SANGABISHEGAM. FEELING BLESSED.

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