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St. Thomas Chapel

St. Thomas College, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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A serene chapel with a magnificent mural and such impressive pillars

Spent a serene 15 minutes here praying. The church architecture is impressive. Loved the midnight... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
francesrebello
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Mumbai, India
The majestic yet quiet beauty of the Chapel at STC

The Chapel at S. Thomas College Mount Lavinia is best known for its stunning mural of the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Nayomini W
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Colombo Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Spent a serene 15 minutes here praying. The church architecture is impressive. Loved the midnight blue pillars with white relief work and the transfiguration mural is spectacular. Come worship. Come be in awe.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Chapel at S. Thomas College Mount Lavinia is best known for its stunning mural of the Transfiguration by famous Sri Lankan painter David Painter. It is also a place for quiet solitude and recalls the architecture of a century ago that takes us back...More

Thank Nayomini W
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

This chapel is well maintained by the College. The Chapel is grand. It is very Anglican in style. Although, there is no restrictions for visits during school hours,it is best to avoid school hours to visit There is a lively choir.

Thank Ariya650
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a school chapel established by the Fathers from Eaton. The chapel and school still follow the traditions from Eaton including their famed Festival of Nine Lesson during Christmas and the S. Thomas College boys choir. Rated as one of the best.

Thank Imtiaz I
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The mural of the chapel, painted by David Paynter, is gorgeous. The new organ plays beautifully. I was so impressed by the young students who served as ushers as well as the fabulous choristers. The seating, however, seems built for the young Thomians.

Thank Marlene V
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Chapel of the Transfiguration of Jesus is a 90 year old historic Anglo-Catholic church in Sri Lanka, located in a picturesque surrounding. The liturgical worship style of the Chapel maintains a high standard of Anglican choral music and supported by boys choir of S....More

Thank Ramal C
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My host in Colombo is an old Boy of St. Thomas's College which is one of Colombo's most famous schools and is classified as an Anglican school. Although yesterday was a Public Holiday in Sri Lanka, and while on our way for lunch at Mount...More

Thank Ashley A
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

the architecture of this chapel is insane. built during the world war this remains iconic. i used to school at s. thomas' as a kid and seeing it again in all its grandeur is amazing. stone walls. a huge pipe organ and pristine grounds around...More

Thank Andre P
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Chapel at a school located at a corner of Colombo just few meters from the sea hence feel the freshes smelling of the sea breeze.

Thank Hotel-Leala
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

i want to be every sunday their , im so delightfull to get to knew about thsi place , i wish i want to carry on every sunday here

Thank Antonyuk789
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