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Address: St. Thomas College, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Site seeing at the St. Thomas Chapel

This is very old and historic church in Colombo Sri Lanka. It contains one of the oldest musical instrument. There are chairs in the church from the Dutch and English colonial... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is very old and historic church in Colombo Sri Lanka. It contains one of the oldest musical instrument. There are chairs in the church from the Dutch and English colonial periods. Also it contains very old graves for the governors of the colonial period.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My son was christened here, as my husband went to St. Thomas' College. By the beach and sea, nice to stroll around. Lots of B&B places in the area - lots of diners, and an old-world place to visit.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The chapel is very old building built during the colonial days. The school is over 150 years which has played a big match for 134 years non stop. Peaceful & nice place to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

S.Thomas' Chapel is a part of S. Thomas College. The chapel is rich in tradition and glory. The mural of transfiguration by David Paynter is famous in Sri Lanka . The chapel choir is also popular. Surrounded by the serene environment of the college, the chapel and college should be a must visit site on your itinerary .

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The chapel has been built in the name of the patron Saint of India St.Thoma's & the correct spellings are S.Thomas' College Mount Lavina, The Original School & chapel are situated in Mutuwal on a high ground overlooking the Colombo Harbor & that structure was built by the first Anglican Bishop of Ceylon , Bishop Chapmen. The best advice I... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is located in Mountlavania well known as Kalgissa. Inside St Thomas college. Well maintained popular place to be visited. If you have planed to visit to Southern belt then you may visit this on your way to South.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

One of the most scenic and tranquil places you will ever visit. The David Painter mural at the front of the chapel is a masterpiece and a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Very quiet, takes one back in time. The choir adds to its aura with their traditional choral music. Beautiful architecture Lovely surrounding with old buildings, well maintained lawns and trees in the school premises

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Sri Jayewardanepura Kotte, null, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

a. One of the oldest Anglican School named after the Church St. Thomas. b. Masterpiece architecture, well maintained.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Chapel is part of St Thomas College which is also known as the school by the sea has some great Architectural buildings. This historic building has some amzing features.

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