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Main Street, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 March 2015

The coastal town of Negombo is an area in Sri Lanka that is dominated heavily by the Christian Faith and one of the town’s most important structures is St. Mary’s Church. This holy building is lavish and grand in nature, standing tall amidst other structure...More

3  Thank sameerak2015
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 December 2013 via mobile

Negombo is very dirty , expensive city compare to other parts of Sri Lanka . It felt absolutely another country to me .Waste of time and money . Nothing really worth to visit there.

3  Thank Mo G
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

Magnificent wonderfully clean church in a setting of absolute poverty. Local Fishing Communities contributions built and continue to maintain the building and grounds. A true reminder of absolute faith

2  Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 14 February 2013

One of the intarasting Church arround in Negombo,Here you will see very good ceiling painted by a local artist.

1  Thank Hemanthac
Reviewed 12 January 2013

This is a fine building. A holy place that is not after rs for entry. Good for a look around and if there is something going on even better

1  Thank scottplume
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Spacious church, which can be accessed from all sides. No problem when taking pictures.Just wait with that when for example a mass or funeral is going on.

1  Thank Hakabee
Reviewed 15 December 2012

A massive neo-Rocoque building near the town centre; it unfortunately seemed to be shut at our visit. The anti-abortion lobby was still active, though...

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Reviewed 4 December 2012

interesting pinky colour of the building. it's a pity we couldn't get inside because it was overcrowded... not with tourist but with the guests of the wedding ceremony which took place at the time we've been there.. catрolic сeremony in sri-lankian way...interesting

Thank Oleno4ka
Reviewed 4 December 2012

A large church which has beautiful religious statues.The ceiling of this church has fresco's and is one of the largest churches in Negombo.

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Reviewed 31 October 2012

One of the oldest Churches we were said was St. Mary's Church. Very Nice, nice arts and great place.

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