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Address: Kanniya, Trincomalee 31000, Sri Lanka

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It's a very unique place that I have been.... Hot water springs.... No idea how the hot water where coming.... Water was not so hot as I heard.... But felt different....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Appu A
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very unique place that I have been.... Hot water springs.... No idea how the hot water where coming.... Water was not so hot as I heard.... But felt different....

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Thank Appu A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are seven hot water wells. Popular among all communities of Sri Lanka. Bit crowded. Food and beverages are available.

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Thank Kenneth S
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seven hot springs are there. Each has different temperature. This is very interesting spot in Trincomalee. There is a very small entrance fee. Good place to see local culture.

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Thank anuradha666
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a quick stop off nothing special. Kids have a water fight. Take a towel and spare change of clothes if you got kids. You have to remove footwear, floor gets hot so be careful.

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Thank Rakesh L
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not worth the visit ... very small and waste of money and time. Not well maintained. Don't bother at all ....

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Thank Tarun T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

when we reached there , they didnt informed us that place is closed and you can not see, First they took our money , and when we tried to went inside they told us you cannot go , behaved rudely with us ! cheaters , will not recommend this place to anyone , and when we complained they told us... More 

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Thank Dhruv S
United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed visiting the hot springs and learning about their history. It is popular with Sri Lankan tourists and with 'taking the waters. The site is currently being renovated and will be easier to enjoy when the works are done.

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Thank Dewar D
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The hot wells were overrun by school children when we visited and the scene of their checking the water temperatures of the wells was delightful to watch.

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Thank BillandKathy27
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Kanniya Hot Spring is a place were you find 7 wells with 7 different temperatures. The wells are built into square shape and is about 3-4 feet deep. People believe this water has heeling powers and they come to bathe in this waters. The water runs out after about 10-15 buckets are taken out but fills up very quickly. The... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Kanniya Hot springs is fascinating, with wells all close by with water at different temperatures. There were people having a bath in different wells etcthe floor is very slippery and one must take care not slip on it. There is an entrance fee but they will not bother to clean the floor, wonderful.

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