Sri Lakshmi narayana perumal kovil – trincomalee
Largest temple of "Lord Vishu" in Nilaveli, Trincomalee. Awesome architecture. It is in located on the road side when you go to Nilaveli Beach from Trincomalee Town. This temple is an amazingly calm, peaceful and pleasant place. It's very beautiful inside and outside. The prayer and chantings are done in Telengu. A constant chirping of a few tiny birds will echo within the premises.
This unique temple structure visible from far across the plains. It is painted with blue and shiny gold colour combination and also with wonderful carvings on many golden pillars that held the high dome and colorful sculptures which attracts the approaching devotees. Every Sunday they are providing free lunch (Annathanam) to all devotees.
The kovil is similar as a south indian temple,as this was build by workmen and craftsmen brought down especially from india.
The evening pooja or offering starts at 4pm. The last of the six daily poojas dedicated to the supreme deity Vishnu. Incense and lamps will be lighten during the evening pooja, the musical clinking of bells will also start when the pooja starts,steady beating of traditional drums and nadaswaram will bring happy and satisfaction.
There is a vegetarian restaurant owned by the kovil authority which supplies standard tasty foods. You can enjoy south indian and north indian vegetarian menu here. Plenty of parking space available as this kovil covers a huge area.