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Also known as the Temple Of Thousand pillars, the Konark Temple is dedicated to Shiva or Vishnu and is the first known stone temple in India. It was constructed by a Chola emperor and renovated by one of his successors in about 1120 CE. The construction materials for the temple are cut sandstone from a quarry and belong to three different types of granite from Trikuta mountains.

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Popularly known as the Kali Kovil, the Pathirakali Amman Temple is a ravishing site of worship and symbolic pure faith dedicated to goddess Bhadrakali. Located in the prime location of eastern province of Trincomalee, this temple consists of a sacred central shrine along with other shrines guarding it from each side, forming a network of beautiful shrines which has attracted pilgrims since the 11th Century.

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Pigeon Island National Park, with a total area of 471.429 hectares, is one of Sri Lanka's two major marine-based tourism attractions. It is located 1 kilometre off the shore of Nilaveli, a coastal town in Eastern Province, and contains various ruins of ancient British military facilities that are now a popular tourist attraction. Sri Lankan coral reefs can also be found there

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Witness this heaven on earth 16kms northwest of Trincomalee.You will find here The pristine white sand juxtaposed against the deep blue waters making your ordinary mornings truly extraordinary! This tropical heaven will make you leave all the hectic city life cares behind and get you soaked in this quiet bliss. If you are a true traveller at heart the Nilavaeli beach is an amazing paradise. The bending palms swaying in the wind makes the beach look even more beautiful



Highlights: The blue waters can definitely tempt you to plunge into the waters. If you don’t know diving then our Nilaveli diving centres have experts who can help you out with the same. You can even make a move towards the Pigeon island too which has rocks, pools and dozens of corals.
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Fort Frederick has a great historical value and serves as the main landmark as it was destroyed and resurrected from the debris. Built on the ruins of the well renowned ancient Hindu Koneswaram temple, it is located at Swami Rock-Konamalai, in the northeastern part of Sri Lanka. The fort is also a popular tourist destination for those interested in learning more about Sri Lanka's culture and history.

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Honouring the British soldiers that were massacred during the tragic world war two, Trincomalee War Cemetery serves as a memorial harbouring around 300+ graves of soldiers of the Dutch, French, Italian and other allied force armies. Located north of Trincomalee the cemetery can be visited 24/7 by tourists who choose to pay their honourable respect to the deceased. 

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6 kms from Trincomalee lies Uppuveliis, a small and sweet village surrounded by beautifully lined palm trees and guest houses. The golden sand of the beach and sparse population and mellow ambience is what makes it one of the best hangouts. It was the famous Trincomalee’s Swami rock which had protected this small village from getting destroyed during Tsunami. There is something truly native about Uppuveli that makes it treat you like a true localite.

Food lovers can have an unlimited supply of fresh sea food. You can find many excellent snorkelling opportunities. Apart from this sport you can also try your hands on other adventurous water sports such as Water-skiing and Wakeboarding which are even more exhilarating.



Highlights: If you are in need of some change from beaches you can take a stroll up to the Commonwealth War Cemetery, a place where a fitting tribute is given to the servicemen who died during Trinco.
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The Velgam Vehera Buddhist Temple is another well-known Sri Lankan temple. Since its erection during the reign of King Devanampiyathissa (307–267 BC) in Kanniya, Trincomalee District, eastern Sri Lanka, this temple also known among Hindus as Natanar Kovil, has been an important destination of worship for both Sinhala and Tamil Buddhists.

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he origins of this location can be traced back to the 17th century, however it wasn't open to the general public until roughly 2013. This museum, which is located in a prime site near Fort Frederick to honour and inform about the history of the trincomalee fort Frederick, elegantly gives an insight into Sri Lanka's glorious past and marine biodiversity.

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Trincomalee will not fail to catch your fascination with world’s finest natural harbour. It has housed some of the finest beaches in its ambit such as Nilaveli, Uppuveli and Pigeon Island. Trincomalee is accompanied with deep water port which has been the reason for several attacks in the past. If you are lucky you can spot a Blue Whale near Swami Rock which is considered to be the greatest vantage point.

 

Highlights: If you find historical places to be quite intriguing, you can visit the temple of KandasamyKovil which is one of the five temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.
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