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Cool & spiritual oasis

Having been walking briskly along Galle Face Green & among the hubbub of the City, it was such a... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Sarah C
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Ashtead, United Kingdom
Scots Kirk Colombo

St Andrew's Scots Kirk is the only one of it's kind in Colombo. The inside is simple and an oasis... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
hdias
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 Oct 2018
“Cool & spiritual oasis”
17 Jan 2018
“Looks good in the sunset”
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Having been walking briskly along Galle Face Green & among the hubbub of the City, it was such a delight to come across the Kirk & step inside its ornate castellated architecture to sit quietly in the cool & recharge spiritually. Very welcome

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 17 January 2018

A simple church, surrounding by new buildings, a busy road, and the stinky river, but the sun lights it up in late afternoon.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 8 November 2017

St Andrew's Scots Kirk is the only one of it's kind in Colombo. The inside is simple and an oasis of calm,

Thank hdias
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very centrally located close to the Cinnamon Grand, Taj Samudra & Galle Face Hotels, the Indian High Commission, USIS, World Bank & Department of Commerce offices & the Ceylon Tourist Board plus Deutche Bank & Seylan Bank Head Quarters. Not forgetting the ever so popular...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were walking past and decided to step in for a quick visit. The Kirk was open and empty - a simple decor which is typical of Kirks.

Thank X1105XOashleya
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This could be a church anywhere in the UK, however there are twists to this, the space is lovely and cool in the heat of the Colombo day. The proportions are agreeable and the pews are beautiful, the bamboo weave of the seats and seat...More

1  Thank RicolasUK
Reviewed 21 March 2016

One of the nicest Protestant churches in Sri Lanka. Close to the Galle Face Hotel. Quiet, good ambience and fine organist and choir. The congregation is friendly. Don't miss the Carol Service at Christmas.

Thank Wesakmal
Reviewed 1 February 2016

It's just a fairly typical small church, which would be buried in a suburb in the UK and not rate a mention.

1  Thank brandreth16
Reviewed 30 December 2015

its a cozy little nice church in the middle of the city. gives a feeling of the English culture and well maintained and very clean

Thank Nimmi_Abby
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Another piece of the country's colonial heritage. This little kirk in the heart of the city surrounded by several tall buildings is like a piece transplanted. Green lawn, stone walls and architecture will take you back in time and place. Great place to witness some...More

Thank RHM63
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