St Mary’s Cathedral

St Mary’s Cathedral

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St Mary’s Cathedral Save

St Mary’s Cathedral Save is situated in Batticaloa in Sri Lanka. It was rebuilt in the year 1994. It is a grand, turquoise-colored church that stands out from all the other churches. It is a must-see destination if you visit Batticaloa.

About the destination

St Mary’s Cathedral Save was rebuilt following the partial destruction when there were fights between local Tamils and Muslims. This cathedral stands out among all the churches in Batticaloa for its beauty and fame. You can visit the cathedral in the morning and evening hours.

Reaching the destination

From Colombo

Go on McCallum Road. Take Colombo – Katunayake Expressway to Canada Friendship Road. Take Veyangoda Road. Follow Ambepussa – Kurunegala – Trincomalee Highway. Take Elahera – Giritale Road. Go on Trincomalee Highway to Central Road in Batticaloa. Take Central Road to St Mary’s Street.

From Batticaloa

Head south toward Trincomalee Highway. Turn left at Yamaha Plaza onto Trincomalee Highway. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Trinco Road. At the roundabout, continue straight onto Central Road. At Internet Communication, continue onto Central Road. Turn right at Max1 Magic onto St Mary’s Street.