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Dutch Reformed Church

Church Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 360861
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Church Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This church is worth a visit especially when you are from Dutch origin. It’s interesting to see the memorialstones, all written in Dutch. And that in such a tropical environment. The caretaker of the church is very kind and helpfull. It’s voluntary to donate.

Thank kruitje
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church is full of history take your time and reflect on the nature of this church remember that you are in a holy place.Don't forget to make a donation if you want to take any pictures

Thank JohnandJanetours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very old good kept church, as if it is straight from the history books of the old colonial times. It has a high historic value. No beggars or people asking for money, just a small sign that it is possible to donate a gift....More

Thank ajoossen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An ol church that you can visit as you walk in the old town. The day I was here there was a wedding rehearsal in progress, so was nice to see parts of this too here.

Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though the church was going through renovation when we visited, it was still nice to wander inside and read the obituaries especially on the tiles and walls of the church of the people who loved or died there. The seating was still the original and...More

Thank Kashfia F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

İt is asmall church made by the Dutch.The church was under restoration when we went to Galle in august 2017. We visited the interior and took a lot of pictures.It was guite interesting having graves with headstones embedded in the floor and walls.

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

How special to enter this church and find all the Dutch names on the gravestones which are on the floor and walls. What a history is laying here, very impressive and it really gives you the VOC feeling. Please do visit!

Thank mserbrock1
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A nice preserved piece of history tucked away on a charming side street, if you are visiting Galle the church is worth a visit. Thankfully not many locals adopted this religion :)

Thank maninasuitcase1905
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This old building is worth a visit to learn about Dutch colonialism. A lot of history inside the church, timber work and furnishings, tomb stones and many memorials. It is like a museum with so many items still well preserved from the early times. Currently...More

Thank fjp4564
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Of some historical interest but a bit coy about its origins! Very much Dutch Reformed. However certainly of historical interest.

Thank Patrick C
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