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Dutch Church, Kalpitiya

KalpitiyaFort, Kalpitiya 61360, Sri Lanka
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Lovely stop whilst in town

This was a small but interesting stop and well worth walking around trying to read as much as you... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
boski
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Island of Malta, Malta
DUTCH

This is a very old Dutch church in Srilanka old Ceylon.A small church but worth a visit when you... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
SE s
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KalpitiyaFort, Kalpitiya 61360, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This was a small but interesting stop and well worth walking around trying to read as much as you can from the grave stones inside

Thank boski
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very old Dutch church in Srilanka old Ceylon.A small church but worth a visit when you are here.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This was built during Dutch period for religious activities of Dutch (1706). It is situated 200m away from Dutch fort and there was an underground tunnel between the fort and church. Special feature of this church is you can see tombstone on the floor of...More

Thank nir0sh
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This Dutch Reform Church is situated just walking distance from the Kalpitiya Dutch fort. It is in a bit of dilapidated state but has a very rich history dating back to Portugese ruling days. Eventually Dutch took over the area and completed it in mid...More

Thank Harsha H
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

this is one of the places that anyone should visit in kalpitiya. old tombstones carved into the floors and also at the back yard.

Thank chamiljaya
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This old church is worth a visit to relive the life of the Dutch Settlers. Interesting burial tablets inside the church tells a story of the Dutch pioneers. Urgently needs preserving for the future generations

Thank fjp4564
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Nice little old church to look at in the town, there is not much to see other than some interesting ancient tombstones

Thank Turbot_taddler
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is a old dutch church built around 1642.there are some memorials on the floor.there is nothing much to see here,you can give a short visit while you go to the dutch fort.sunday prayers at 9.30am if you are interested.

1  Thank Shihan M
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

The building is not as elegant as the one in Galle, and the location is very modest, But it is a second attraction in Kalpitiya, after the fort. I think the third is a cup of ginger tea in a muslim cafeteria close to the...More

Thank robertolong
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

This old chuch not well protected need only a short visit for the graves on the ground. But don't forget the dutch fort.

Thank PapiJeannot
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