Trincomalee located in the east coast of the island overlooking the Trincomalee harbour is another popular destination in Sri Lanka. Trincomalee is famous for the beautiful beaches located in Nilaveli, Uppuveli, and Salli. The city also holds the largest Dutch fort in the island
Trincomalee is also famous for Hindu kovil (temples) like Koneswaram temple, and Sri Luxmi temple. In addition, Seruvila Mangala Raja Maha Temple is popular among Buddhists, built by King Kavantissa (2nd century BC) holds the sacred forehead bone of Lord Buddha (Lalata Dathun Wahanse).