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St Anthony s Church Kochikade Colombo, Colombo

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Though a Catholic cathedral, St Anthony s Church Kochikade Colombo represents a welcoming and important pilgrimage place for Hindus, Buddhists, and Christians alike. The 19-century church stands on the site where Friar Anthony--persecuted by the Dutch authorities as a Catholic--performed a miracle by making the sea recede. Visitors of all faiths come to celebrate the intriguing and mystical history here. Tuesdays, dedicated to St. Anthony, tend to be the busiest, with masses held throughout the day. While this may offer the ideal opportunity to see the church at its best, visiting at other times will afford a quieter experience. Plan to visit St Anthony s Church Kochikade Colombo and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Colombo attractions using our Colombo vacation trip planner.
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  • This is a very spiritual & sacred place among Roman Catholics in Sri Lanka, This church is named to the saint of St .Anthony's & so famous about miracle sacred church in Sri Lanka, where lot patients ...  more »
  • It is a good "tour" has make if you have the opportunity, after the outside noise it is always good to ask a little. the Blessed Sacrament is exposed on a regular basis it seems to me there is the possibility to see the relics of saint Antoine also make sure not to take photos and be dressed properly (exit the tank tops/shorts/shorts above the knee)
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  • One of the biggest and oldest Churches in Sri lanka. Situated in the buzzing trading capital in greater Colombo.  more »