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Kanniya Hot Springs, Trincomalee

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Hot Spring Nature / Park
Experience everyday local tradition and take a bath in the holy waters of Kanniya Hot Springs. The earliest references to this site date back to the Ravana period, over 5,000 years ago. Today, locals who wish to benefit from the water's medicinal properties visit the wells. Step onto the tile floor and find seven man-made square-shaped wells, each no more than waist-deep. Grab a bucket, scoop out some water (sourced from natural springs below), and take a bath the local way. Notice that each of the wells varies slightly in temperature. Arrange to visit Kanniya Hot Springs and other attractions in Trincomalee using our Trincomalee travel itinerary maker.
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  • If you have nothing else to see, you can take a walk and bathe in Hot Springs. Hot water, originating from the volcanic activity of the island.  more »
  • The temperature is considerably high but vary form one spring to another.and the history of these wells go to ravana era.  more »
  • There are seven wells in a square shape. Wells are only 3–4 feet deep and you can clearly see the bottom. The temperature is considerably high but vary from one spring to another. Wells run out of wat...  more »