Koneswaram Temple, Trincomalee

Currently Closed
  • Address: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +919-4262225585
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
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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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Things to Know Before Visiting Koneswaram Temple

  • 95% of people who visit Trincomalee include Koneswaram Temple in their plan

  • 69.07% of people start their Koneswaram Temple visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Koneswaram Temple

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

94% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Koneswaram Temple

People normally club together Trincomalee War Cemetery and Fort Frederick while planning their visit to Koneswaram Temple.

People also prefer to start their day with Koneswaram Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Koneswaram Temple, Trincomalee Reviews

  • Its ancient sacred place. If someone dont have children you must visit here. Its belief

  • Such a peaceful place... Just don’t plan your time here... you probably won’t keep it if you enjoy peace

  • Awesome capture... Nice to watch.. Thanks,who capture that view

  • A longish uphill walk past numerous stall holders brings you a very attractive Hindu temple - dominated by local worshippers not tourists. In addition to the temple are some stunning views of the sea from the cliff tops. Well worth the walk

  • Nice temple of Hindus. This temple has a big lord siva's stachu.and has a magical power.this temple is on the rock.

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