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This is a very old colonial time church.The architecture is beautiful. You can visit if you are... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
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St Anthony's Church: Tryst with History

One of the oldest churches in Kandy. If you have time it shows the old architecture of earlier... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
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Aug 7, 2018
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Jun 25, 2018
“St Anthony's Church: Tryst with History”
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a very old colonial time church.The architecture is beautiful. You can visit if you are here to experience a bit of old colonial style.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

One of the oldest churches in Kandy. If you have time it shows the old architecture of earlier times. If interested in Christian history may visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

The yellow exterior is nice and the interior has some good pictures on the walls. There were beggars at the gates and then a guy chased me around demanding money for something so I ran out to get away from him.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

It is a lovely little oasis of peace in the middle of a very busy Kandy city. Take a moment to get your breath back in this tranquil church before braving the streets again. It has a real devotion of the premises to immaculate (statue...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

We stumbled on this little place quite by accident, it's a lovely little oasis of peace in the middle of a very busy city. Take a moment to get your breath back in this tranquil church before braving the streets again.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 22, 2017

I could see this golden painted 'cathedral' from my rooftop pod in Clock Inn Kandy. I met a good friend there, who had been at the Sunday mass. Real devotion, the premises are immaculate (statue of the Virgin Mary and a lokal martyr). Opposite is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

It was good church with architecture of that era which was bygone. Worth a visit if you have time in Kandy.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 26, 2017

This could be a parish church in any English village but what made it so interesting were the memorial tablets in memory of the colonials who had died. We were intrigued to learn that the person who greeted us on our arrival was a Buddhist...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

St Anthony's Church is in a different street. It's on Kotugodalla street adjoining st Sylvester's College. Necessary amendments will have to be done.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

Worth looking round if only to read the histories on plaques commemorating the dead. Chunk of history and a reminder that times were tough and disease was rife.

Date of experience: January 2017
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