Distance from Galle – 3.6 km (13 minutes)
Groote Kerk or Galle Fort Dutch Reformed Church is situated near the entrance to the Galle Fort. It was built in 1755 and is known to be one of the oldest Protestant churches being still in use in the country. It was previously located near the Galle Fort Clock Tower. The present church stands at 12 meters above sea level and is known to be built on the highest point in Galle Fort. The detached belfry of the church still exists up to date.