St Mary’s Church
This is one of several old Dutch buildings that is still in use.
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Ice Bear Century Cafe
In a lovingly restored peach-pink colonial-era townhouse, this calm retreat in the heart of Negombo offers a touch of refined class, all...
St Mary’s Church information
The fading pink chamber of St Mary’s Church, in the town centre, has some thunderous religious ceiling paintings covering the nave.