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Dutch Reformed Church, Galle

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Church Tourist Spot
Located within a historic fort on a hill overlooking Colombo, Dutch Reformed Church serves as a reminder of the Dutch rule in Ceylon and appeals to anyone interested in Sri Lankan colonial history. Built in 1749, the church features a simple interior with wooden chairs and benches. If you prefer to stay outdoors during your visit, walk through the church cemetery, where you can see many tombstones with well-preserved epitaphs. Make Dutch Reformed Church a centerpiece of your Galle vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Galle itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Had a great time wandering through the grounds of this small but historic church. My son loved all the epitaph and grave markers placed on the floors as well as the grounds leading to the crypts. Very...  more »
  • During the day visit, its absolutely quiet and sublime experience.. the church is old, a bit run down but I can see they maintain it at the same time. Rustically feel every nooks and corners. Nothing ...  more »
  • Not really a lot to see here, but still worth taking a quick look, just to get the feel. Memorial stones on the floor make for interesting reading...  more »
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  • Honestly, this place was just too run down and small to make it a worthwhile sight.
  • Historical architectural heritage archeological Halle fort after 434 years stand strong
  • Nice ancient building with great looking...