Trincomalee is situated in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka in the east coast of the island overlooking the Trincomalee harbour. The city is served by road and railway transport as well as sea. Trincomalee Railway Station is the terminus of Trincomalee-bound rail services, lies close to the northern coast and beaches of the city. The main language is Tamil with a large population closer to one lakh.
Trincomalee is home to the popular Koneswaram temple, The landmarks, for example, the Bhadrakali Amman temple, Hindu College, and furthermore is the site to the Trincomalee railroad station and an antiquated ferry services from Jaffna and the south side of the harbour of muttur. The harbour, the fifth biggest regular harbour on the planet, is overlooked by terraced highlands, its passage is monitored by two headlands, and there is a carriage street along its northern and eastern edges.
Trincomalee which is a natural deep-water harbour has attracted seafarers, traders and pilgrims from all over the world since ancient times. Trinco, as it is commonly called, has been a seaport and Hindu pilgrimage centre since 400 BCE. Trincomalee is sacred to Sri Lankan Tamils and Hindus around the world and has many Hindu sites and temples of historical importance. These sites are also worshipped by the Buddhists and not limited just to Hindus.
Trincomalee has probably the most pleasant and picturesque shorelines found in Sri Lanka, generally pristine and clean. The territory is popular for bathing and swimming, attributable to the relative shallowness of the ocean, enabling one to exit over a hundred meters into the ocean without the water reaching above the chest. Whale viewing is a typical side interest in the oceans off Trincomalee, and effective sightings are on the ascent with the expansion of tourism in the territory.
There are the seven hot springs of Kanniya, Trincomalee. A high divider bounds the limits of the rectangular fenced in area which incorporates every one of the seven springs. The water is warm and the temperature of each spring is marginally unique.