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St Anthony s Church Kochikade Colombo, Colombo
(4.3/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It was a nice to witness fine architectures of Historic churches. This place has its importance, we had sightseeing during the passage 
  • I waited to visit this church and I finally made it. I am so amazed at how much people come and worship St. Anthony and the things they do in order to be closer to him. The church is everything I've i...  more »
  • For faith fulfilments - mainly for Catholic Christians but people of all faiths visit the church. It is a beautifully structured church. Petitions brought to St. Anthony in faith are always heard by t...  more »