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Great temple, good views

Well worth a visit, a crowded bustling Hindu temple with great views . Lots of trinket sellers on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A mesmerizing temple

This kovil is located just 200 feet from the Trincomalee Bus Terminus. there is no compound around... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Balaji J
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New Moor St, Trincomalee 31000, Sri Lanka
+94 26 2 222760
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This colourful temple has local fans and many worshippers and when we were there a drummer and wind instrumentalist. There is a new wing at the back thats' colours were beautifully vibrant. Great atmosphere. Go just to be amazed at the ceiling.

1  Thank LizzzieR
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The detail in the carvings and paintings in this temple is truly amazing. It was so beautiful! The ceiling is a sight to be seen - so intricate and complex.

1  Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

An unbelievably colourful temple that is truly awe inspiring. An amazing degree of detail that will keep you snapping away. Truly humbling to see the devotees worship. Truly worth a visit.

1  Thank SafferB
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