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Dutch Reformed Church, Galle

(3.9/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is really impressive and beautiful. Everything very clean and old. I was totally interested the gravestones with the old characters.
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  • it's an old dutch church with beautiful architecture especially the tombstones placed on the church inner floor ...worth a visit while in galle fort area.  more »
  • There is history here of course but the church is not well preserved and the church aint really that special. This can be missed and you wont regret if you arent into churchhistory and even then its s...  more »