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St. Sebastian’s Church

Sea St, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
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Styled on Reims Cathedral

Similar to Reims Cathedral in France you will find this church near the beach on San Sebastian... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
palawanismyhome
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puerto princesa
Gothic Church

One of the latest additions of churches of 'Little Rome' recently constructed in the 30s-40s. The... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
MuhammadDudha
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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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Mar 3, 2018
“Gothic Church”
Feb 13, 2018
“Worth visiting”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Sea St, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Similar to Reims Cathedral in France you will find this church near the beach on San Sebastian Street. St. Sebastian is the patron saint of the city and construction started in 1936 but took 10 years to complete.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

One of the latest additions of churches of 'Little Rome' recently constructed in the 30s-40s. The vast area caters as a school for the locals.

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Well built (to the glory of God) in the gothic style, and well maintained.I have known this area for over 60 years and have seen improvements over the years. I last visited in January 2018. St Sebastian is the patron saint of Negombo and much...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Negombo is mostly catholic and this church is important for the community. The gardens outside are pretty, in the gardens one can see the stations of the cross with sculptures made by local artists. The gardens and the church were beautifully decorated for Christmas.

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

A beautiful place with a fantastic architecture. Visited by many people daily but still very clam and quit inside

Thank Nicolas S
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Eerily empty when I entered the property. We had driven past but the structure and spires catches ones eye so a u turn and a good look is required. A good walk of the grounds and looking at the church from all angles shows what...More

Thank MusesMm
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Sadly, we couldn't check the inside of the church as it was closed till 4pm ( we went there at 12PM) but this allowed us to stroll the grounds and take some awe inspiring pictures of church from the outside. it disheartened me to see...More

Thank chari_9018
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

This church is worth a visit to admire the design, decoration and and architecture. Popular place for local catholics, and a place for quiet contemplation

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

I did not expect to find a Gothic Style Architecture Church in this side of Sri Lanka. It is so nice to see such holy places do exist, a good way to really understand the local culture. Nice wide open spaces and shades good for...More

Thank echotraveller548
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