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We went to old hindu temple to fort. Its nowadays army camp. Inside fort you can see "wild" bambies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kimmo H
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We took a Tuk Tuk to this area. There are markest there. There is also some cafes. Was worth the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cheryl L
Broulee, Australia
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Trincomalee Town, Trincomalee 31000, Sri Lanka
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All reviewskoneswaram templean armymilitary basesri lankaspotted deercertain partshuge treesdutch architecturecute animalsworth a visitnice walkold colonialopen to the publicstanding buddhatemple visitold treesboth sides
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Peaceful & beautiful place. A place you like to go and come back...with one Buddhist temple at the entrance and one Hindu at the top of the hill with a beautiful view on the sea

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like to visit dutch architecture nice place for it. Deers arround the fort and trincomalee city. But.you can not visit every area because of the militaray camps.

Thank wayn A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to old hindu temple to fort. Its nowadays army camp. Inside fort you can see "wild" bambies and monkeys. If course very old building. You can not go inside them. You can take good pictures here.

Thank Kimmo H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a Tuk Tuk to this area. There are markest there. There is also some cafes. Was worth the effort.

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Ok place to visit. The history of the fort was interesting as was the 22nd Brigade war Museum which is part of the complex

Thank Aussiepauline
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The fort itself is shady with huge impressive trees and a number of old buildings occupied by the army (strictly no entry!). Most people rode by in tuk tuks on their way up to the temple but its worth the walk. At the top is...More

Thank Dazelwood
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Nothing really to see, just some old fortifications that would have been impressive in their day. No history signs or panels to read just a base camp for the new army of SL.

Thank alanbenn_2000
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Visit is worth the time, especially given the fact that one can combine with the temple visit. Large trees providing ample shade

Thank gayov
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

The old Dutch fort and town are a must visit. Set on a raised headland with magnificent views this old fortified town like Fort Galle are a must visit. Also worth visiting here are the highly colourful Hindu temple of Sri Pathrakaalhi and the stunning...More

Thank rmcalcott
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The fort covers a large area on the peninsula. It covers the ownership of Portuguese, Dutch, British and Sri Lankan. Interesting to view and you walk in without tickets even though it is still an active base for the Sri Lankan’s. Once in it leads...More

Thank Jacob F
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Ahmed N
7 September 2015|
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Response from AmilaX | Reviewed this property |
Not actually but its preferred that you visit the place from 8 am to 4pm
joanna A
21 April 2015|
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Response from jimmysnowman | Reviewed this property |
No, entry is free. On the way to the temple, you can leave shoes storage - this fee, but not necessarily.