This wonderful Hindu temple is one of the most popular venues for the Tamil population and also foreign visitors.
It was built in the 17nth century on the ruins of a much older temple, which had been destroyed by the Portuguese in 1622.
With the stones they had built their near by Fort Frederick, which was later taken over by the Dutch and British troops.
One of the most impressive Hindu Temples in Sri Lanka can be found in Trincomalee.
The Koneswaram Temple is located above the city of Trincomalee on the 150 meter high Swami Rock, which is one of the most popular venues.
And the wonderful Hindu Temple Koneswaram, is dedicated to Shiva.