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St Anthony's Mawatha | Kochchikade, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 20, 2019

Visit on Tuesdays for a special blessing, riding in a cab is recommended due to parking. Talk to St Anthony, he always listens.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Janaka W
Reviewed July 7, 2019

After the Easter Sunday incident, this historic church, in the heart of Colombo, is now open for worship. People from varied faiths come to this sacred and ancient Catholic Church for peace and solace. Known as the 'Church Of Miracles' this nearly 200 year old...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

Very peaceful Catholic church in the Archdiocese of Colombo in Sri Lanka. People from every religion worship here. This is a blessed placed for Sri Lankans.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mahesh K
Reviewed May 7, 2019

St. Anthony's Shrine is a Roman Catholic church in the Archdiocese of Colombo in Sri Lanka. People from every religion they worship here. People make wishes here. This is a blessed placed for Sri Lankans.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ThiliniW10
Reviewed April 15, 2019

This is a spot of great interest both in historic and cultural value. The current building may be recent, but the old part of the church still exists. A must see for tourists

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Interesting 'industrial' architecture for this church makes it quite unusual. The many people praying set against this architecture is also unusual.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank thecassyput
Reviewed March 23, 2019

We went to my Patron Saint Anthony's Church on Saturday evening for the English Mass. It was very satisfying & Uplifting to be in a church that has stood for so long with great history. You would not want to miss visiting this beautiful church...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tony1306
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

A place that can see the saint Anthony’s power that how he loves god to make miracles to the devotees

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank onasiusfernando
Reviewed March 1, 2019

This is shrine. This is a Catholic church. Unfortunately, we can't take photos inside. Other religious people too come & pray.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Victor C
Reviewed February 25, 2019

the parking area is terrible. very poor parking and its surrounded by beggers that even rob you. be aware of the valuable.

Date of experience: May 2018
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RoxaneB1975
November 30, 2018|
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Response from StevenP3423 | Reviewed this property |
You can visit this church anytime after 9.00 AM.
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Areez_M
January 1, 2017|
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Response from Rohan R | Reviewed this property |
Dear Areez, I don't know from whom you got this information. Check out with several reliable sources and it seemed it's not true. However this church is highly respected by Buddhists, Hindus & even Islamic people. So I would... More
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1.7 kms from Fort Station
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