Trincomalee – The World’s Finest Natural Harbor
Enjoy a sunny days of leisure in Trinomalee, a bright sea-side town. With beautiful beaches, friendly locals and lots to keep you busy, Trincomalee is one of Sri Lanka’s top tourist destinations.
Favorite Things to Do in Trincomalee:
Take a boat over to Pigeon Island for some snorkeling. You may see reef sharks and turtles!
Feed crackers to the adorable deer hanging out around Fort Frederick.
Admire the huge blue statue of Shive at Koneswaram Kovil. Break a coconut on the rocks before you leave for good luck in the coming year!
Swim in the warm blue waters off Nilavli beach.
Douse yourself in healing waters at Kanniya Hot Wells.
Trincomalee is situated in eastern coastal bank of Sri Lanka. It has the Sri Lankas most beautiful untouched long sandy beaches like Nilaveli & Uppuweli. The city was another place occupied by the Dutch rule during the 18th century. One would see the ruins of the Dutch fortress along the way to famous Hindu temple Koneswaram, the god Shiva temple which dates back to thousands of years in related with the famous folklore and myth story Ramayana. Fishing is one the main income providers of the people of Trincomalee, who are mostly Hindus.
Lankapatuna, the place where prince Dantha and princess Hemamala landed with Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha is located south of the Trincomalee city.