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Awesome colourful temple

Many of the temples in Trinc don't let you take photos. They are also quite traditional in that in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ericnjan
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Sri Pathirakali Amman Kovil

A Hindu shrine built according to Dravidian architecture, around the 11th century or before... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chathrav
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Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
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New Moor St, Trincomalee 31000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many of the temples in Trinc don't let you take photos. They are also quite traditional in that in the main building They have a central shrine, with shrines around the outside of that. This temple is wall to wall, including the ceiling, covered in...More

Thank ericnjan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A Hindu shrine built according to Dravidian architecture, around the 11th century or before, dedicated to the Hindu goddess “Badrakali” or “Kali Amman”

Thank chathrav
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The temple is beautiful, especially the ceiling inside is impressive. It is very colourful and there are a lot of details to admire.Take your time to look at it. Also the people there were very friendly and welcoming. When we were entering, they told us...More

Thank Anja W
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Well worth a visit, a crowded bustling Hindu temple with great views . Lots of trinket sellers on the road in, everyone is really friendly .

Thank owloAustralia
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This kovil is located just 200 feet from the Trincomalee Bus Terminus. there is no compound around the temple complex. First you will come accross a Vinayakar kovil. Get your blessings there and go on to this temple. The Kovil opens at 6.30 a.m. and...More

2  Thank Balaji J
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The temple is just amazing. On every piece of wall there is an work of art. Every work sees to combine very nicely with it's surroundings this is very impressive. We was there afternoon and the people in the temple did a ceremony that was...More

1  Thank OffirF2
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful hindu temples we sam. At the evening there was a service and people cooking in front of tge entrance... colors are amazing

1  Thank DodoSportif
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Unfortunately the temple was closed when we were there. It was still very nice to walk around the temple and take a look at the temple from the outside. It is amazing to see all the handiwork on the outside. The colors are something to...More

1  Thank farasha2012
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were lucky to catch a ceremony inside and it was a really special visit. But it is a must do if you are in Trincomalee. The details and the colors are mesmerizing. Don't forget to look up while you are inside!

1  Thank Loredana B
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

When visiting trincomalee this is a must see stop: fort frederick with this Hindu temple inside. With young children try to get a ride into the fort, to the parking place ar the start of to the last walk up to the temple. A walk...More

1  Thank Daan77
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