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List of Dutch colonial buildings in Sri Lanka

Index List of Dutch colonial buildings in Sri Lanka

List of notable Dutch colonial buildings built by or during the Dutch Governorate of Ceylon in present-day Sri Lanka. [1]

48 relations: Amangalla, Church (building), Colombo, Colombo Dutch Museum, Colombo Port Maritime Museum, Dutch Ceylon, Dutch East India Company, Dutch Reformed Church, Kalpitiya, Dutch Reformed Church, Matara, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, Fortification, Forts in Sri Lanka, Galle, Government, Groote Kerk, Galle, Hoods Tower Museum, Jaffna, Kalpitiya, Kalpitiya fort, Katuwana fort, Koddiyar fort, Kotahena, Kruys Church, Marketplace, Matara, Sri Lanka, Mullaitivu, Mullaitivu fort, Muttur (Sri Lanka), National Maritime Museum (Galle), National Museum of Galle, North Western Province, Sri Lanka, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, Old Colombo Dutch Hospital, Old Dutch Hospital, Galle, Old Nupe Market, Pettah, Sri Lanka, Point Pedro, Point Pedro fort, Seminary, Southern Province, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia's Cathedral, Star fort, Matara, Tangalle, Tangalle fort, Trincomalee, Western Province, Sri Lanka, Wolvendaal Church.

Amangalla

Amangalla is a 5-star franchise hotel belonging to the international group of Aman Resorts, located in Galle, Sri Lanka built within Galle Fort, the 17th-century Dutch fort, inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Church (building)

A church building or church house, often simply called a church, is a building used for Christian religious activities, particularly for worship services.

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Colombo

Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.

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Colombo Dutch Museum

The Colombo Dutch Museum is a museum that covers the history of the Dutch colonial rule in Sri Lanka.

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Colombo Port Maritime Museum

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority Maritime Museum (වරාය අධිකාරය මූදුබඩ කෞතුකාගාරය), commonly known as the Colombo Maritime Museum, is located at 19 Chaithya Road, Colombo, adjacent to the Colombo Port.

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Dutch Ceylon

Dutch Ceylon (Sinhala: ලන්දේසි ලංකාව Landesi Lankava) was a governorate established in present-day Sri Lanka by the Dutch East India Company.

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Dutch East India Company

The United East India Company, sometimes known as the United East Indies Company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie; or Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie in modern spelling; abbreviated to VOC), better known to the English-speaking world as the Dutch East India Company or sometimes as the Dutch East Indies Company, was a multinational corporation that was founded in 1602 from a government-backed consolidation of several rival Dutch trading companies.

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Dutch Reformed Church, Kalpitiya

The Dutch Reformed Church (also known as St Peter's Kerk) is located between the Dutch fort and the village of Kalpitiya.

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Dutch Reformed Church, Matara

The Dutch Reformed Church is located within the Matara fort in Matara and is situated near the entrance to the fort.

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Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

The Eastern Province (கிழக்கு மாகாணம் Kil̮akku Mākāṇam; නැගෙනහිර පළාත Næ̆gĕnahira Paḷāta) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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Fortification

A fortification is a military construction or building designed for the defense of territories in warfare; and is also used to solidify rule in a region during peacetime.

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Forts in Sri Lanka

Forts and fortifications in Sri Lanka date back thousands of years with many being built by Sri Lankan Kings, these include several walled cities.

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Galle

Galle (ගාල්ල; காலி) is a major city in Sri Lanka, situated on the southwestern tip, 119 km from Colombo.

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Government

A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.

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Groote Kerk, Galle

The Groote Kerk or Dutch Reformed Church is located within the Galle fort in Galle, Sri Lanka and is situated near the entrance to the fort.

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Hoods Tower Museum

The Hoods Tower Museum (translit; ත්‍රිකුණාමලය නාවික කෞතුකාගාරය Trikuṇāmalaya Nāvika Kautukāgāraya) is a naval museum of the Sri Lanka Navy in Trincomalee.

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Jaffna

Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.

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Kalpitiya

Kalpitiya is located in Puttalam district, North Western province of Sri Lanka.

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Kalpitiya fort

Kalpitiya Fort (කල්පිටිය බලකොටුව Kalpitiya Balakotuwa; translit) was built by the Dutch between 1667 and 1676.

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Katuwana fort

Katuwana Fort (කටුවන බලකොටුව Katuwana Balakotuwa; translit; also known as Fort Catuna or Fort Catoene), is an inland fort constructed by the Dutch in 1646.

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Koddiyar fort

Koddiyar fort (translit; කොඩ්ඩියාර් බලකොටුව Koddiyar Balakotuwa) was the first fort that was built by Dutch in Ceylon.

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Kotahena

Kotahena is a suburb part of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Kruys Church

Kruys Church or Kruys Kerk is located within the Jaffna fort in Jaffna, Sri Lanka and is situated near the entrance to the fort.

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Marketplace

A market, or marketplace, is a location where people regularly gather for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, and other goods.

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Matara, Sri Lanka

Matara (මාතර, மாத்தறை) (originally Mahathota) is a major city in Sri Lanka, on the southern coast of Southern Province, 160 km from Colombo.

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Mullaitivu

Mullaitivu (முல்லைத்தீவு Mullaittīvu, මූලදූව) is the main town of Mullaitivu District, situated on the north-eastern coast of Northern Province, Sri Lanka.

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Mullaitivu fort

Mullaitivu fort (translit; මුලතිවු බලකොටුව Mulathivu Balakotuwa) was built by the Dutch in Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka.

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Muttur (Sri Lanka)

Muttur or Mutur is a town in the Trincomalee District of Sri Lanka and it is located about 25 km South of Trincomalee, on the Southern side of the Trincomalee Harbour.

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National Maritime Museum (Galle)

The National Maritime Museum in Galle, Sri Lanka is situated within Galle Fort.

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National Museum of Galle

The National Museum of Galle (Galle National Museum) is one of the national museums of Sri Lanka.

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North Western Province, Sri Lanka

North Western Province (වයඹ පළාත Wayamba Palata, வட மேல் மாகாணம் Vada Mael Maakaanam) is a province of Sri Lanka.

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Northern Province, Sri Lanka

The Northern Province (வட மாகாணம் Vaṭa Mākāṇam; උතුරු පළාත Uturu Paḷāta) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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Old Colombo Dutch Hospital

The Old Colombo Dutch Hospital (known as The Dutch Hospital) is considered to be the oldest building in the Colombo Fort area dating back to the Dutch colonial era in Sri Lanka.

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Old Dutch Hospital, Galle

The Old Dutch Hospital, Galle (also known as The Old Galle Dutch Hospital) is one of the oldest buildings in the Galle Fort area dating back to the Dutch colonial era in Sri Lanka.

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Old Nupe Market

The Old Nupe Market (නූපේ පැරණි වෙළඳ ගොඩනැගිල්ල) or the Old Dutch Market is a historic, European-built structure in Matara, Sri Lanka.

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Pettah, Sri Lanka

Pettah is a neighbourhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka located east of the City centre Fort.

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Point Pedro

Point Pedro (translit; translit) is a town, located in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka, at the northernmost point of the island.

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Point Pedro fort

Point Pedro fort (translit; පේදුරුතුඩුව බලකොටුව Peduruthuduwa Balakotuwa) is a fort built in 1665 by the Dutch in Point Pedro, Sri Lanka.

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Seminary

Seminary, school of theology, theological seminary, Early-Morning Seminary, and divinity school are educational institutions for educating students (sometimes called seminarians) in scripture, theology, generally to prepare them for ordination as clergy, academia, or ministry.

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Southern Province, Sri Lanka

The Southern Province (දකුණු පළාත Dakunu Palata, தென் மாகாணம் Thaen Maakaanam) of Sri Lanka is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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St. Lucia's Cathedral

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Star fort, Matara

The Star Fort (මාතර තාරකා කොටුව Mathara Tharaka Kotuwa; translit) is a fort in Matara, Sri Lanka, located on the eastern bank of the Nilwala River, approximately from the gate to the Matara fort.

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Tangalle

Tangalle (Sinhala තංගල්ල, தங்கல்லை) (also known as Tangalla) is a large town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council.

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Tangalle fort

Tangalle Fort (translit; translit) is a small Dutch fort located in the coastal town of Tangalle, Sri Lanka.

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Trincomalee

Trincomalee (திருகோணமலை Tirukōṇamalai; ත්‍රිකුණාමළය Trikuṇāmalaya) also known as Gokanna, is the administrative headquarters of the Trincomalee District and major resort port city of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka.

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Western Province, Sri Lanka

The Western Province (බස්නාහිර පළාත Basnahira Palata; மேல் மாகாணம் Mael Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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Wolvendaal Church

Wolvendaal Church (Wolvendaalse Kerk) is located in Pettah, a neighbourhood of Colombo.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Dutch_colonial_buildings_in_Sri_Lanka

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