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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  • It's not the most stunning church inside but there is the detail and history. I appreciated the exterior more. I had a guide with me who gave me so much information that I would not have known...  more »
  • The church looks quite nice, definitely worth a quick stop. Its not very spectacular. The church was closed during our visit  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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