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St. Anne’s Church

Talawila Rd., Puttalam 61300, Sri Lanka
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Feel Relaxed in a Holy Shrine

This is a church that is dedicated to Mother of Mother Mary. During last week of the year this... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Amila F
Where i feel peace!

One of the most blessed churches in sri lanka and the only church i have faith in! I am not much of... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
dilunzone
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Talawila Rd., Puttalam 61300, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

This is a church that is dedicated to Mother of Mother Mary. During last week of the year this place is calm and quite. With few people visiting the place. Take the Talawila Road to reach this place even though it is little bit far...More

Thank Amila F
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

One of the most blessed churches in sri lanka and the only church i have faith in! I am not much of a religious person at any point in my life, but this is one of the very few religious places I honestly feels something...More

Thank dilunzone
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is one of the oldest churches in Sri Lanka and attracted by catholic as well as non catholic devotees. Annual festival held on August. We visited there during the night following enjoying the sun set at Thalawila beach. History goes back to 17th century....More

Thank nir0sh
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

A must visit place to all Catholics. Even non Catholics are welcome. Religious place. Great Church near the beach. A must go place if you are in Sri Lanka

Thank Demion T
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Talavila St.Annes church is one of the most religious ancient churches in Sri Lanka similar Madu church. No matter what religion you are it is advised a visit is a must. Thousands of religious people flock to this church annually, specially in the months of...More

Thank Harsha H
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Beautiful church facing the sea. this is situated in thalavilla village few kilometers before kalpitiya.

Thank chamiljaya
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

A great experience visiting this place after many years. The Blessed Sacrament chapel should be visited. Sunday masses are at 7.00 a.m. and 11.30 a.m.

Thank Deadry P
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is supposed to be the oldest Catholic church in Sri Lanka. Set close to the beach in the middle of an amazing garden full of great old (and not so old trees) every step towards the church makes one feel spiritual. The stations of...More

Thank Nadheera D
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

I had the opportunity to visit St. Anne's church. No matter what religion you follow, St. Anne’s Church in Talawila is one of the most ancient and wonderful of all Christian shrines in Sri Lanka. According to google and locals, this church was Founded in...More

Thank MohanAmin
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

From its humble beginnings in the 17th century (or 18th century, depending on which account about its origin you choose to believe), this shrine has grown into one of Sri Lanka's most important place of catholic worship and pilgrimage. However, the complex and its tranquil,...More

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