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A quick visit worthy

visited in jan 2017 - came across this quaint church atop a slope in nuwara eliya city centre - the... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Samantha M
Lovely Parish Church

Really nice church in the centre of Nuwara Eliya. It has nice white arches up the sides and a wide... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
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Hill Street, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

The St. Xavier's Church is located in the centre of Nuwara Eliya and one of the oldest church in Sri Lanka.

Thank azviabm
Reviewed August 29, 2018

visited in jan 2017 - came across this quaint church atop a slope in nuwara eliya city centre - the structure color almost blends into the surrounding and you would hardly notice it as a church from the outside

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We were here early in the morning as there were landslides on the road to Horton Plains and this was cancelled. This is a simple local Catholic Church, with an open structure and as we were looking round, small numbers of local people were turning...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Really nice church in the centre of Nuwara Eliya. It has nice white arches up the sides and a wide well lit nave. The altar is very beautiful. It had a really nice welcoming atmosphere. There was a service on when we called so we...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Prominent catholic church with a small colonial history. well worth a visit for some quiet time and to enjoy the design and architecture

Thank fjp4564
Reviewed May 8, 2018

We attended mass on Sunday, There were two masses one in Sinhala at 7.30 A.M. The second mass at 10.30 A.M. in Tamil. We followed the Tamil mass. We learnt that there is an English mass on Saturday evening.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Nice small church. Beautifully kept. Very clean. Not very grand but still nice. Parking is not a problem. The statues and artifacts are mediocre.

Thank Arun K
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

The most convenient time to observe the Sunday Obligation while on a trip is to attend the Saturday evening 5pm English mass. Situated at the begin of the town before Nuwara Eliya Cargills. Parking is a scare-city. Go little early

Thank Nileperera
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Nice to happen across this place on a morning walk. It is a very grand old facade, surrounded by a school and convent. Inside is not much to look at though. Still worth visiting to have a look at.

Thank kgilmour
Reviewed April 1, 2018

The church was locked up when i passed by so i cannot comment on the interior, but i was surprised to discover that it was an old church that took 10 years to build. It looked quite new and the colors fitted in with the...More

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May 27, 2018|
Response from kgilmour | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid I dont know the time - I think you could just knock on the door if its open!