Koneswaram Temple

Koneswaram Temple, Trincomalee

Koneswaram Temple
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Yasitha W
Trincomalee, Sri Lanka68 contributions
Hindu relegious place
Nov 2020 • Family
accessible to everyone. A kovil with a long history. Thers a viewpoint inside the premises. Beware of monkeys on the way could grab your food from hand. Can see lot of deers who are friendly and wont runnaway from you. Remove your slippers when entering. Shorts are not desirable.
Written 26 April 2021
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Udangi
Napana Disaneggammedda, Sri Lanka67 contributions
most honorable pace to all the sri Lankan. if some one visit to the Trincomlee as a norm should visit to the Kovil to g
Apr 2021
prays time 6 am 8 am 11 am 4 pm ,
we can participating 11 am prayer,
fruit baskets & coconuts can be purchased IN front of the temple,
after the prayers they offering green gram milk rice ( Pongal rice ) & fruit salad.
shorts are prohibited to enter the temple.
we have to wear long sarong , skirts or leggings or trousers,
children's can easily learn the history of the temple through the wall paintings & descriptions.
Written 17 April 2021
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Dharshana Weerakoon
Gampaha, Sri Lanka488 contributions
Visited with family
Mar 2021
We visited on weekend with family friends. A great experience to recommend others. Nice view over Trincomalee city.
Written 13 March 2021
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Ishan Tours and Holidays
Matale, Sri Lanka97 contributions
Wonderful place
Jan 2021 • Friends
This a very important place in trincomalee.even in sri lanka.wonderful place snd its fantastic.you can view whale trincomalee city from this place
And this place has very powerful mythology.its a valuble ancient place in sri lanka
Written 23 January 2021
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Morgan N
Trincomalee, Sri Lanka58 contributions
Temple with a View
Jul 2020
Unfortunately, due to COVID, the Fort overall was very empty and most of the temple was closed to us.
Otherwise, this was a very lovely temple to visit. The statues were amazing to look at as well as the architecture of the temple itself.
Written 30 July 2020
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broggo14
Victoria, Australia355 contributions
Colourful place
Mar 2020
Very colourful place high on a cliff top. You have to leave your shoes at a booth before you can proceed to the temple. Knees to be covered sarongs available at the door if required. Should have worn socks as the ground was so hot a bit uncomfortable to say the least. Plenty of stalls along the way.
Written 3 May 2020
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cutelady Baluch
Muscat Governorate, Oman1,337 contributions
Thirukkoneswaram Kovil
Feb 2020 • Friends
An ancient temple to the Hindu god Shiva surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery.  Golden statue of Shiva in front of partially restored Koneswaram temple with colourful design, shoes not allowed..
Written 20 April 2020
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Neluja K
Toronto, Canada17 contributions
Beautiful temple
Feb 2020 • Friends
A must see temple in Trincomalee with such a beautiful view. This temple holds a lot of history and is situated right by the water and looks out to the mountain. There are many street vendors and a cafe along the way if you want to grab a quick bite and buy souvenirs.
Written 2 March 2020
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Ruth G
Perth, Australia17 contributions
Very colourful also very busy
Feb 2020 • Solo
It was the weekend when I visited and also a festival, people friendly. I was the only westerner on this occasion. I think more tourists visit at other times
Written 26 February 2020
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Steve D
Caerleon, UK337 contributions
Lovely Temple
Feb 2020
The Temple is situated on top of a hill, not far from the entrance to Trincomalee Harbour. The statue is spectacular and the interior of the Temple looks interesting.
There are shops at the entrance to the Temple.
Written 15 February 2020
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