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Kanniya Hot Springs, Trincomalee
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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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  • Access to the sources was blocked by a long queue at the entrance. After we finally on the grounds were, the sources from all sorts of people were barely visible. The basin there was a Boulder and hustle.
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  • This is actually an ancient Buddhist temple with archeological value, i think there are no monks there now, few springs (Tanks) with different levels of water temp. there is a ticket counter by some a...  more »
  • Kanniya hot spring use to be really hot. I guess due to nature and its cause the heat is not that much now. The location is under contraction and hopefully next time it will be better to walk around a...  more »