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Wolfendhal Street, Colombo 01100, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 360577
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wolvendaal Church is located in Pettah, a neighbourhood of Colombo. It is one of the most important Dutch Colonial era buildings in Sri Lanka, and is one of the oldest Protestant churches still in use in the country.

Thank Rajiv P
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This one is an old colonial Dutch Church with beautiful architecture. Best to body on Sunday during service time.

Thank 260rjp
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A very old dutch church located near pettha. Nice but you can skip if short of time. This place need urgent attention/maintainance work.

Thank Umang A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This old Dutch church is a land mark of Sri lanka and there are a lot of Dutch Tourist who visit, only to find that this church needs urgent maintenance. Lack of funds and I think the Vicar should request it from some visitors who...More

Thank Tony Q
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Only important thing about this building is, it's the oldest surviving building in Colombo City. Built in 1749 AD. No need to spend more than 30 minutes here. You can see the old church organ (still working), special seat provided to the Governor of Ceylon...More

Thank Isuru P
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Very old church with rich history...been once..nothing much for me mention about that..other wise bit quit place.

Thank Basil K
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Amazing history tucked away and out of site .... check it out if you’re into ecleseastical architecture!

Thank youngdarrel08
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is the oldest church in Colombo, having been established by the Dutch in the late 1600s. It is not well maintained but contains a lot of interesting historic memorial stones, similar to the Dutch church in Malacca, Malaysia which dates from around the same...More

Thank Ilmar T
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

The outside fits its esteemed age, more interesting than other local churches, and you can pass it easily when near the old city hall and the markets. Unfortunately, the gates were all locked up.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Interesting to see a relic of colonial times in juxtaposition to the more expected Tamil and British surroundings.

Thank bhrose
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