Trincomalee and more specifically its beaches, Uppuvelli and Nilaveli are the most popular destinations on the East Coast. With clear sea some of the best scuba diving spots in the country are what really make this place worth visiting there are plenty of interesting historical and religious sites also to explore

Things to see and do:

Whales and dolphins are plentiful in this area between April and October

Pigeon Island is one of the best places for scuba diving and snorkeling in Sri Lanka

The many Hindu temples in the area are well worth visiting

Fort Frederick offers the imperial influence Built by the Portuguese, adapted by the Dutch, and finally re-decorated by the British, this Fort captures the colonial feel

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