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.

St. Mary's Church

Main Street, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 222128
Call
Save
Review Highlights
Lovely interior

Lovely church with some beautiful Muriels on the roof. Although signs said not to take photos... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luvtoholiday
,
Frome, United Kingdom
Great

Very peascefull and holy place. You can say a prayer take photos around. Joyful vibe.enjoyed every... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seham F
via mobile
Read all 351 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Main Street, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
CONTACT
+94 31 2 222128
Write a ReviewReviews (351)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"roman catholic"
in 6 reviews
"walls and ceiling"
in 5 reviews
"high ceilings"
in 5 reviews
"nice paintings"
in 5 reviews
"grand street"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 3 reviews
"negombo city"
in 7 reviews
"sri lanka"
in 20 reviews
"take photos"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"fish market"
in 3 reviews
"saints"
in 8 reviews
"mass"
in 8 reviews
"arts"
in 4 reviews
"pray"
in 9 reviews
"worship"
in 5 reviews
"marys"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely church with some beautiful Muriels on the roof. Although signs said not to take photos no-one stopped us. There were other tourists too.

Thank Luvtoholiday
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very peascefull and holy place. You can say a prayer take photos around. Joyful vibe.enjoyed every moment there

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

Giant building sheltering you from the burning sun both in and outside. I found the building impressive. For a moment of prayer or reflection the interior give a quit atmosphere. Looking for art or religious expressions, you will not find much here. I would say...More

Thank hsi58ta
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a great Tuk Tuk driver who got us to the top of the church for photos of the area. The church itself is incredibly full for Mass so would advise getting there to see the crowds for a service, makes other countries pale to...More

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

If you have some extra time in Negombo, this church worth visiting. It is not far from the Fish market and lagoon.

Thank Nikki T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

St Mary Church was average (compared to those in Europe), however, just outside on the left there is a beautiful church which has been renovated and the architecture is unique and beautiful. The atmosphere in the other church was far more peaceful than St. Marys....More

Thank AlexandraIngle
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This church deserve to be visited. There are an atmosphere full of faith and you can see with your eyes how faithfull are the Srilankans.

Thank Sunil3Weel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 January 2018

There was a wedding going on when we visited, beautifully decked out for the occasion, pretty church.

Thank Lainey J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A nice catholic church, but not extremly interesting. You need 10 minutes to walk around. Negombo doesnt have many interesting place to visit, not worth more than 1-2 days.

1  Thank Noémi M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I went on Sunday during mass so could not road around freely inside but sat down at the back row and closed my eyes feeling the energy and the peace...

Thank kunals66
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345621
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 44 hotels in Negombo
Hotel Sunset Beach
154 reviews
1.20 km away
Golden Star Beach Hotel
393 reviews
1.63 km away
Palace Hotel
46 reviews
1.71 km away
Royal Castle
72 reviews
1.75 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Container
24 reviews
1.13 km away
Sameeha
45 reviews
1.52 km away
Ice Bear Guest House Restaurant
135 reviews
1.40 km away
ChillOut seafood Restaurant
39 reviews
1.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Main Fish Market
171 reviews
1.31 km away
Angurukaramulla Temple
204 reviews
1.13 km away
Dutch Canal
686 reviews
1.02 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Adrian436
16 January 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Sanjaya V | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , dont know !
0
Votes