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Wolvendaal Church: Tours & Tickets

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Wolfendhal Street, Colombo 01100, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 18 June 2019

It's the oldest Protestant Church in the country dating back to 1749. The wooden pulpit showed true craftsmanship and the stone floor has many gravestones of long forgotten governors. It has been continually in use and still has Sunday services today. It is now called...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 May 2019

This historic building is in need of a coat of paint at the very least - it's a bit dilapidated. Didn't get to see the inside, it was Sunday & there was a service going on.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 May 2019

Got to see this beautiful ancient Church on a City Tour and i was impressed to see such ancient building which is still at the same type for years and years. This was the main thing which i wanted to see and Aswar our guide...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 29 April 2019 via mobile

This is an 17th century church located near pettha market. Built by dutch and beautifully maintained till today

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2019 via mobile

This is an very old church dated back to 17th century. Located in Pettha and built during dutch colonial days

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 March 2019 via mobile

This church dates back from 1640 something and withstand all the years. It is great to see that after almost 400 years this church is still in reasonable shape. In- and outside the church are many gravestones. The church is still in service. Hope it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ativoo
Reviewed 14 March 2019

Dutch era in Ceylon in the 17th century was marked by relative peace and increased trade, but that doesn't mean they were healthy. The church is a veritable fossil trove of past. Almost all Burgher families in Sri Lanka have at least one grave or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Wolvendaal Church is located in Pettah, a neighbourhood of Colombo. It is one of the most important Dutch Colonial era buildings in Sri Lanka, and is one of the oldest Protestant churches still in use in the country.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This one is an old colonial Dutch Church with beautiful architecture. Best to body on Sunday during service time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rjpriyanka
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A very old dutch church located near pettha. Nice but you can skip if short of time. This place need urgent attention/maintainance work.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 284umanga
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