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One of the oldest churches in Colombo

I think there is only one access road to this church, and that is by the side of the Grand Oriental... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
palawanismyhome
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puerto princesa
At 100m of Cargills

British colonial church, near the old harbour buildings in the fort of Colombo, nice interieur... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Daniel19721972
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Leuven, Belgium
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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"grand oriental hotel"
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"banquet hall"
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"worth a visit"
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"plaques"
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"governor"
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"mission"
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"dutch"
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"converted"
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"worship"
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"pray"
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I think there is only one access road to this church, and that is by the side of the Grand Oriental Hotel. However my visit was on a Sunday and there was a service being conducted so i was unable to wander around.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

British colonial church, near the old harbour buildings in the fort of Colombo, nice interieur. Good for quick visit during a tour through colombo.

Thank Daniel19721972
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Good to visit this place but not any special to say. Lot of activities happening related to religious

Thank arunnadarajah
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Well kept, neat church with clean floors. Car park is available. Highly recommended for weddings. Lovely filtered light during day time

Thank Jayantha F
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Down a deserted and dusty covered pavement past the entrance to the Grand Oriental Hotel is a little historic colonial church. The site was a Dominican monastery under the Portuguese, the Dutch converted it into the official residence of the Governor and the British turned...More

Thank hdias
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Not very recognizable as a church from the outside, and so, easy to walk past without noticing. Inside, rather plain, but packed with history. Good for those interested in the historical aspects of colonial Ceylon.

Thank Raintree_Thailand
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

reverend please excuse my adjective. this is the cutest church i've visited in sri lanka. cossetted away in busy fort, the lit lamps are really a draw(attraction) in the dark.i was curious & then fascinated & delighted in the end. i did not pray for...More

Thank mariansira
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

an original banquet hall long time converted to a church, well preserved with numerous original plaques, provides services as a mission to seamen - worth a visit when in fort area

Thank svperera
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Very old church . You should visit this place if traveling in fort. Still the old charming remains same without any changes . Very famous among travelers and locals.

Thank Sujeewa W
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This church which is hidden behind the Oriental Hotel was originally the Dutch governor's house but converted to a church by the English around 1800. It is a pretty but plain neo-classical design and has all the features you would expect of an Anglican church....More

Thank DohaInternational
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