Friday, October 22, 2021

Mutwal Christ Church

Christ Church, Mutwal
Christ Church is an Anglican church situated in Mutwal in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is considered the oldest churches within the Anglican Diocese and the first Cathedral of the Anglican Church in Ceylon.

History
The church is called Gal Palliya (chuch of rock) due to its solid granite rock structure. The construction works of this structure were started with laying the cornerstone in 1852. After completing the works, the church was consecrated on 21 September 1854.

Attribution
1) IMG_2212 and IMG_2207 by Dhammika Heenpella are licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Location Map
This page was last updated on 22 October 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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