Trincomalee is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Trincomalee one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Trincomalee is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Trincomalee or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Trincomalee. Explore the historical monuments of Trincomalee with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Trincomalee guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Trincomalee page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Trincomalee landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Trincomalee.
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300 Nilaveli Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
07:00 am - 04:00 pm
Being the resting place of the British soldiers who died during the second World War, Trincomalee War Cemetery’s historical significance is why tourists come to visit the place. The place is also the final resting place of a few non-war Merchant Navy officers along with a few civilians.
The well maintained cemetery with uniform tombstones ded...
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Konesar Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
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...
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Palatoppu-Seruwawila Rd, Seruwawila, Sri Lanka
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist Temple that dates back to the 2nd century BC during the reign of King Kavantissa. The temple holds the relics of Lord Buddha (sacred forehead bone).
Today, the Stupa with the relics, is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Trincomalee and is loved for its tranquility and pea...