Kalpitiya Dutch Church
mutuwal street kalpitiya, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
About Kalpitiya Dutch Church
It is also known as St Peter's Kerk, located between the Dutch fort and the village of Kalpitiya. The church was built in 1706 by the Dutch and is a smaller version of the church in Matara fort. It is one of the earliest protestant churches in the country.
Attractions near Kalpitiya Dutch Church
Wilpattu National Park is located 26 km north of Puttalam. With an area of 131,693 hectares Wilpattu National Park is the largest and oldest wildlife sanctuary in Sri Lanka. The park features more than 50 wetlands, 31 species of mammals, and countless species of birds.
It is also known as Puravidu Bhavana, one of the archaeological museums in North Central Province. The museum was established in 1947 under the prime effort of Dr. Senarath Paranavithana. It is one of the oldest museums.
Abhayagiri Vihāra was a primary religious site in Mahayana, Theravada and Vajrayana Buddhism located in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka and it is one of the most extensive ruins in the world. It is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage cities in the country.
This temple is a famous regional Hindu temple complex in Sri Lanka. It has been in existence at least since 1000 CE. The complex has a collection of five temples, including a Buddhist temple.
Mannar Island located in the Northern province in Sri Lanka, the island is best known for the sunny weather, palm trees, and the and large areas of white sands. It is recommended to visit the island between July and September.
Negombo Beach is an amazing white sand beach. The beach offers a stunning sunset views, it also has some beach activities. There are a lot of local street foods restaurants around the beach. Just offshore of the beach are some well-preserved coral reefs and a 40-year-old shipwreck which is great for spotting colourful fish.
Where is Kalpitiya Dutch Church
Discover more attractions in North Western Province, where Kalpitiya Dutch Church is located
It is the fifth largest province in Sri Lanka, with area of 7,888 km² and a population of 2,370,075. It consists of two districts of Puttalam, and the larger district of Kurunegala with 4,771 km² that covers around 60% of the province, acting as the capital with a population of 28,571. Fishing, prawn farming and rubber tree farms are other prominent industries in the region, and it has several archaeological sites.