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St. Mary's church

  Province Western
  District Gampaha
  Nearest Town Negambo
  Period 1874 -1924.
  Ruler British Period

Introduction

St. Mary's is the most picturesque of the numerous Catholic churches of Negambo. The grandiose pink neoclassical edifice was constructed over a period of 50 years during 1874 -1924. Negambo is nicknamed "Little Rome" because of its numerous Catholic churches, a survival from the period of Portuguese rule. -.