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Dutch Reformed Church, Galle
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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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goed behouden kerk. leuk om te zien dat ook weer hier het VOC verleden van Nederland opduikt op de vloer die bestaat uit grafzerken en de zerken buiten nog veel Nederlandse namen. zeker een bezoekje w... read more »well preserved Church. Nice to see that here again the Dutch East India Company of Netherlands also pops up on the floor which consists of gravestones and monuments-the outdoor much Dutch names. definitely worth a visitshow original
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Tuesday 6th October and we took the local bus from our Hotel, Riu Sri Lanka in Ahungalla, to Galle, it took about 1 hour journey and cost 60 SR Rupees, about 30p, each, single fare. While walking aro... read more »
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