Located 164 miles away from Colombo, Trincomalee is a port city on the Sri Lankan east coast. It’s a city with a lot of cultural, historical, and religious significance.
It’s a historical city
Trincomalee was once known as Gokanna. The seaport has played an extremely important role in the trading history of Sri Lanka since ancient times.
Today, the city is a tourist destination. There are many Trincomalee beach hotels the likes of Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes that provide world-class hospitality services for tourists. The beaches are often crowded with tourists today, enjoying many water sports such as surfing and diving.
Did you know that the harbour in Trincomalee is a natural harbour? Yes, it is! Although it’s not so populated, it’s the fifth-largest natural harbour in the world.
Other places to see
No one who visits the coastal city of Trincomalee misses the Koneswaram Temple, which is a Hindu Temple popular among the whole world. There are also the seven hot springs that you should visit when you are on the way to Trincomalee.