St. Thomas Chapel

Currently Closed
  • Address: Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, St Anthony's Mawatha, Colombo Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 01:30 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids

St. Thomas Chapel - Review

Situated on a hillock, surrounded by grass and trees, the chapel is part of St. Thomas Anglican Church and the school of the same name. From the outside, it's an old and dignified looking building. Its true treasure lies inside - an incredible mural painting on the east wall, behind the altar, by renowned artist David Paynter. The work was completed in 1968. Its famous for the eyes of the figure of Jesus; they seem to follow you around the room as you move. Outside, the chapel ground have a lovely garden. You'll usually see a macaque monkey gambolling around in the trees there. At Christmas, the chapel choir's carolling is apparently a much appreciated concert.

How To reach St. Thomas Chapel by Public Transport

  • Take a tuk-tuk, taxi, or local bus to here.
  • Drive or walk to here.
  • Kotahena Bus Stand

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TripHobo Highlights for St. Thomas Chapel

  • St. Thomas Chapel Address: Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, St Anthony's Mawatha, Colombo Sri Lanka
  • St. Thomas Chapel Timing: 07:30 am - 01:30 pm
  • St. Thomas Chapel Price: Free
  • Best time to visit St. Thomas Chapel(preferred time): 08:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit St. Thomas Chapel: 00:30 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting St. Thomas Chapel

  • 13.52% of people who visit Colombo include St. Thomas Chapel in their plan

  • 89.11% of people start their St. Thomas Chapel visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see St. Thomas Chapel

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St. Thomas Chapel

People normally club together St Anthony's Church Kochikade and Asokaramaya Buddhist Temple while planning their visit to St. Thomas Chapel.

People also prefer to start their day with St. Thomas Chapel.

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St. Thomas Chapel, Colombo Reviews

  • A beautiful chapel with a giant mural by David Paynter behind the altar. The painting gives the chapel it's name - The Chapel of the Transfiguration. The Sunday service begins at 7 30 am.

  • One of the most beautiful chapels in Sri Lanka. Beautiful and unique mural of the transfiguration.

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