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Top 5 Churches You need to See in Sri Lanka

Buddhism is the prominent religion in Sri Lanka. But the colonial influence has changed the entire history and tradition of the country and Christianity came into existence. There are some wonderful churches in Sri Lanka. So, if you are here for the first time, you must visit these architecturally rich monuments.

St Luke's Church, Borella

St Luke's Church is located in the Borella district of Colombo. The church plays a significant role in the history of the Church Missionary Society on Sri Lanka. It is an important Anglican Church in Sri Lanka. The church is one of the most excellent examples of conventional Sinhalese architecture. The church contains quite a few remarkable architectures.

All Saints Church in Colombo

Being located in the Ananda Rajakaruna Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka this is one of the largest churches in Colombo City. For weddings the church is very favourite destination. Interior of the park is beautifully decorated. It is quite famous for the Catholics. It has a large seating arrangement inside.

St. Sebastian?s Church in Negombo

St. Sebastian?s Church is located at Sea Street, Negombo. It is one of the most beautiful churches in Sri Lanka. The church is constructed in the Gothic style. The foundation stone for this wonderful monument was laid by Peter Marque, the Archbishop of Colombo. The d?cor of the church was specially planned by the then parish priest of Sea Street Fr. G. Gannon.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Anuradhapura

Roman Catholic Diocese of Anuradhapura is known to be a diocese of the Latin Rite located in Sri Lanka. The church was originally constructed as one of the most holy destinations in Sri Lanka. The area was formed from territory in the Diocese of Trincomalee-Batticaloa and the Diocese of Jaffna. The prefecture was finally transformed to a complete diocese in 1982.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Colombo

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Colombo is the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Colombo. It is an ecclesiastical territory of the Roman Catholic Church in Sri Lanka. The church dates back to December 3, 1834, when it was created as the Diocese of Ceylon from the Diocese of Cochin by Pope Gregory XVI. The church was renamed as the Diocese of Colombo on February 17, 1845.

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