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Koneshwaram

Trincomalee
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Koneshwaram

Koneswaram is a Hindu temple in Trincomalee on the east coast of Sri Lanka lying on a high rocky promontory surrounded on three sides by the sea. It is a Hindu temple in Trincomalee on the east coast of Sri Lanka lying on a high rocky promontory surrounded on three sides by the sea. temple of Trincomalee or Thirukonamalai Konesar Temple – is a classical-medieval Hindu temple complex, a Hindu religious pilgrimage centre in Trincomalee in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. The most sacred of the five places of worship in Sri Lanka, was built during the rule of the Early Pandyan Kingdom atop Konesar Malai, a promontory overlooking Gokarna bay and the Indian Ocean. Its Pallava, Chola, Pandyan and Jaffna design reflect a continual Tamil Saivite influence in the Vannimai region from the classical period.

Suitable for children:

Child Friendly. Prams not recommended due to steps.

Duration:

Approx. 45 mins

Difficulty:

Easy

What to wear/bring:

Kindly cover your shoulders, knees, take off your shoes and bring a pair of socks as the ground may heat up.

Guided:

Guided visit.

Good to know:

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