Dutch Reformed Church, Galle

4.1
#2 of 19 in Historic Sites in Galle District
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. Arrange your visit to Dutch Reformed Church and discover more family-friendly attractions in Galle using our Galle online day trip planner .
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  • Located inside the Galle Fort premises. Its a very old church with a perfect antique constructed facade. Though not well maintained. There is a cemetery also, I presume, touching the church building. ...  more »
  • This was the first site I visited in Galle and where I started the circuit of 3-4 hours with my driver waiting for me at the departing point. The most interesting part of the Church is the interior wh...  more »
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  • Old Dutch time church ,that is the importance .
  • Located within Galle fort, Its one of the oldest protestant church. Liked the stained glass windows and beautiful carvings on stones inlaid in the floor.
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