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Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps we're lucky coming from the UK and having some of the nicest churches in the world? Perhaps also, that we're lucky that we've travelled a lot of Asia and seen churches in many other countries? Neverthless, on an aesthetic value only, this church is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stumac14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort area dotted with such beautiful architecture this definitely one of them. The placing of this place inside the fort makes it so different. The garden and the building kept so well that it deserves an appreciation for the Sri lankan.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank debaprasadbose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Other than an overly enthusiastic caretaker inviting us to sign the visitors book and make donation this was an intersting place, particularly as a Methodist Minister. It was fascinating seeing where some of the early Methodist missionaries had preached.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karen788
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As is the custom with this type of church, it was very simple, no gaudy trinkets but with some history

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Keith C
Reviewed 5 February 2019

Like all churches in the tropics the high ceilings kept cool by the fans offers a lovely place to sit quietly and rest. The walled gardens has some interesting headstones offering an insight into Galle's rich Dutch history.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 26 January 2019

This is a small church dating from 1755. There are grave markers in the church. There is an old baptismal dress framed on the wall.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Charles W
Reviewed 22 January 2019

Fascinating visit given it's history. Worth a brief visit to examine the heritage. The Churchyard is worth checking out to.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CyprusGrumpy
Reviewed 21 January 2019

very pretty church, not big but a niuce place to visit for 15-20 minutes. soak up and practice your Dutch with some tough names on the memorials,

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 20 January 2019

This is an old church, and very simple as you'd expect for Dutch Reformed / Methodist etc. It's been kept up decently throughout it's life (maintained rather than renovated) and is interesting in that the floor is covered with old gravestones. The dancing skeletal "Deaths"...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Judy12343
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Walking around Galle Fort don’t go past this church without a quick look. It warrants a photo or two from the outside and a brief look around inside. The floor is amazing consisting of headstones from the graveyard.

Date of experience: January 2019
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