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“Colonial History”

Dutch Reformed Church
Ranked #11 of 71 things to do in Galle
Certificate of Excellence
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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 undergoing some renovations

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"galle fort"
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"young age"
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"wooden pulpit"
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"interesting reading"
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"pipe organ"
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"worth a visit"
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"stained glass windows"
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"quick look"
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"peaceful atmosphere"
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"an interesting place to visit"
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"colonial history"
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

It's a small old church just past the former New Oriental Hotel now revamped and renamed at the bottom end of Church Street (left at the roundabout as you enter the fort. There are a few old gravestones on the floor but yo be honest it us not one of the more reparable churches you will see in the world. Worth a quick look as you pass

Thank JJOH
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I took few of my friends on a cycling tour in Fort and visited this Dutch reformed church
Since they are from Holland they admired the epic location
Floor paved from grave stones and it's amazing
Old piano still exist.

Thank Chirath D
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful old church wich aromas from the past ....
Should be on the list ! Graves on church floor..something havent seen before.. nit sure how to feel about it ...but its a must see :)

Thank Kay_Batah
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit with staff attentive and more than eager to answer questions. They went out of their way to explain the detailed tombstones on the ground and age of monuments within.

Thank James H
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