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. Kanniya Hot Springs is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • I think the springs are more for the locals, facilities are basic. Lots of stalls walking in to the springs seemed to be toys and sweets the main items. The springs do have a significant place in the....  more »
  • The water was not that hot for me . The place is crowded. There were limited common buckets, so if you are planning to have a bath, better to bring your own bucket. Using soap is prohibited. There...  more »

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