List of notable Dutch colonial buildings built by or during the Dutch Governorate of Ceylon in present-day Sri Lanka. The Dutch Ceylon was a Governorate established by the Dutch East India Company and lasted from 1640 until 1796. During this period many Dutch style buildings and structures were built that exist to this day, many other smaller buildings and houses also exist throughout the country.

List

Dutch colonial buildings in Sri Lanka. Completely destroyed or abandoned buildings are marked by
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Image Name Built Location Type Notes
Koddiyar fort 1622 Muttur,
Eastern Province
Defensive fort Destroyed
Katuwana Fort 1646 Katuwana,
Southern Province
Defensive fort Abandoned
Kalpitiya fort 1646 Kalpitiya,
North Western Province
Defensive fort In use
Old Dutch Hospital 1600s Galle,
Southern Province
Hospital In use
Dutch Commissariat 1656 Galle,
Southern Province
Government building In use
Dutch Governors Office 1656 Colombo,
Western Province
Government building In use
Point Pedro fort 1665 Point Pedro,
Northern Province
Defensive fort Destroyed
Dutch Warehouse 1671 Galle,
Southern Province
Government building In use
Dutch prison 1676 Colombo,
Western Province
Prison In use
Old Colombo Dutch Hospital 1681 Colombo,
Western Province
Hospital In use
Dutch government house 1684 Galle,
Southern Province
Government building In use
Dutch Seminary, Pettah 1704 Pettah,
Western Province
Seminary In use
Dutch Reformed Church, Matara 1706 Matara,
Southern Province
Church In use
Dutch Reformed Church, Kalpitiya 1706 Kalpitiya,
North Western Province
Church In use
Kruys Church 1706 Jaffna,
Northern Province
Church In use
Mullaitivu fort 1715 Mullaitivu,
Northern Province
Defensive fort Destroyed
Wolvendaal Church 1749 Colombo,
Western Province
Church In use
Groote Kerk, Galle 1755 Galle,
Southern Province
Church In use
Star fort 1763 Matara,
Southern Province
Defensive fort In use
Old Nupe Market 1775 Matara,
Southern Province
Market building In use
St. Lucia's Cathedral 1782 Kotahena,
Western Province
Church In use
Fort Ostenburg Trincomalee,
Eastern Province
Defensive fort Abandoned
Tangalle fort Tangalle,
Southern Province
Defensive fort In use

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