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St. Thomas Chapel

St. Thomas College, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colonial Charm

This chapel is well maintained by the College. The Chapel is grand. It is very Anglican in style... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Chapel of Configuration with a superb choir

This is a school chapel established by the Fathers from Eaton. The chapel and school still follow... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Imtiaz I
Tokyo, Japan
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St. Thomas College, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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
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
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 rvcoorey
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 AshleyAzavedo
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 Andretalks
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
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
Reviewed 27 July 2016

S.Thomas' College ( Anglican School ) was founded 150 years ago by the British . A model of the Eton College in England . The Chapel has a famous mural drawn . The College was taken over by the British Army as a Hospital during...More

Thank priyadarshi2016
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I have spent many hours in this chapel at my old school in Colombo. I also remember David Paynter painting the stunning murals of the Transfiguration during the 1960's. Certainly worth a visit if in Mount Lavinia. S Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia is a private...More

Thank hdias
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