On a visit to Trincomalee you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Trincomalee. These places are what Trincomalee is all about. These must see places in Trincomalee will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 a...
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Kinniya Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Marble Bay Beach is popular for snorkeling and diving in Trincomalee. The famous Marble Beach resort is located here. However, the highlight of the beach is its fine sand and the sightings of peacocks, monkeys and cattle along with a variety of birds.
For the lazy visitor, the sands are perfect for spending a few hours at the beach getting a su...
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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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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Hoods Tower Museum is named after the Hoods observation tower that overlooks the entire inner harbor of the city. The museum still showcases a variety of the ammunition used by the Sri Lanka Navy throughout history. The museum itself is a part of the underground casement constructed during the Second World War. See the weapons, tools and equipm...