If you are into old churches and memento mori you should see it. Skulls, hourglasses on the floors, memorial plaques on the walls. In my opinion it should be free but wasn't.
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Wonderful place to visit when you're in the day tour of Colombo, set amidst the busy market of Pettah. With huge windows and doors from floor to the ceiling, with ruins hailing from the past, and still preserved in great style you definitely don't want...More
This old Dutch Reform church provides an an unexpected oasis of cool and calm in the midst of busy Colombo. The pulpit and the special pews for the governor and his family were particular points of interest, as were the tombstones and memorials on the...More
Very interesting early 17th century church still in use under the name of Christian Reformed Church and will appear on google maps as the latter. Very austere, restrained architecture and decoration. Beautifully carved pulpit, baptismal font (also with detailed silver decoration) and chairs. Governors pews...More
The church dates back to the 1700's and is an interesting example of a church of the era. Many original features remain making it well worth a visit.
Once again, a great Historical Church; the scene of many marriages, baptisms and burials of the early Dutch settlers in Ceylon
Amazing Place. Worth a visit. Can take a three wheeler and visit the church. Would be good if can attend the sunday service.
This church dates back to 1749 and has some interesting early such graves. The guide is very well informed and makes the visit worth while with his stories of the change from Portuguese to Dutch to British rule.
This dutch church from the colonial period is very poorly maintained, and in need of repairs badly. There is overgrown grass and broken masonry all over the place. There are no write-ups available that describe the history of the place, so one has to look...More
This church has not changed since it was build. They opende the large doors for us and told us, the doors are exactly as they were in the 18th century... Very special are the dutch graves inside the church. Watch the ages the people died....More