We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dutch Reformed Church

Church Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 360861
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$40.00*
and up
Galle Fort and City Cycling Tour
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“stained glass” (6 reviews)
“galle fort” (41 reviews)
“wooden pulpit” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Church Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
CONTACT
Website
+94 11 2 360861
Write a ReviewReviews (387)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"stained glass"
in 6 reviews
"galle fort"
in 41 reviews
"wooden pulpit"
in 3 reviews
"memorial stones"
in 4 reviews
"pipe organ"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 18 reviews
"quick look"
in 7 reviews
"peaceful atmosphere"
in 3 reviews
"small donation"
in 3 reviews
"colonial history"
in 6 reviews
"historical value"
in 3 reviews
"colonial times"
in 3 reviews
"sri lanka"
in 12 reviews
"old town"
in 4 reviews
"gravestones"
in 37 reviews
"dutch"
in 70 reviews
"skull"
in 10 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely building and the gravestones, both inside and out, are interesting. So many people died at a young age. If you are doing a self guided tour, such as the one in the Lonely Planet guidebook, then definitely go inside, and think...More

Thank Whonose
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stop and see memorial stones with family crests. Do the research before the time to appreciate the historical value.

Thank Tarren M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The challenges of the first visitors and builders here are stark and reflected in this chamber . Not a must do here . Take a picture from outside. Like most other museo here it’s best just to wander and see what’s what. Way more clues...More

Thank Len D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If visiting the area then pop in for a look, nicely maintained and looked after. Nice architecture and very tranquil. A few gravestones to look at. Nice wooden pulpit.

Thank Kep70
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you enter the church the first thing you see are the large grave stones on the foor dating back to the 1700's and earlier. The next thing I noticed was the blue painted wooden vaulted roof. The inside walls are painted white and at...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick look into the Dutch Architecture. Was fascinated by the way it is preserved. Peaceful environment with gravestones on the sides.Worth a look if you are at Galle fort.

Thank Ritika C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A living church, showing the simplicity of colonial Dutch architecture, containing fascinating gravestones of worshippers from as early as the seventeenth century. The organ and pulpit are interesting. Please leave a donation to help this building survive as a local congregation must struggle with the...More

Thank Indiafan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Church is really nice conserved. The graves on the floor with their Dutch named and birth- and death dates bring you back centuries ago when our e struggled to live their lives far away from home in a time that the fastest communication still...More

Thank JosvanA
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This was located in old town of galle the place itself is very beautiful and so is this church , the architecture was and history of the church was interesting

Thank subrat s
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Get the custodian to give you a quick tour if you can. He has a great knowledge of the history of this building

Thank Albia-Newton
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Galle
Galle Fort Hotel
633 reviews
.08 km away
The Fort Bazaar
305 reviews
.11 km away
Millennium Resort & Gems
81 reviews
.12 km away
Deco On 44
521 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Isle Of Gelato
217 reviews
.03 km away
Hoppa Galle Fort
155 reviews
.10 km away
Chambers Restaurant
765 reviews
.04 km away
Coconut Sambol
233 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
All Saints Anglican Church
119 reviews
.00 km away
Historical Mansion Museum
142 reviews
.15 km away
EXOTIC ROOTS
14 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dutch Reformed Church staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor