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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct

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Address: Hospital Street | Galle Fort, Colombo 00001, Sri Lanka
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Romantic in the evening, sunny in day

So, I am a romantic at heart! And the evening light and atmosphere definitely wasa romantic place for me post sun down. I think its the lighting. And the tables and chairs placed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Dutch Hospital as the name suggests was a hospital and is now converted into a nice shopping complex. It's a good hang out spot in the humid weather otherwise, inside it's quite breezy. There are lot of eateries and shopping places inside. I also did pick up some souvenirs from Ozel located inside the complex.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

So, I am a romantic at heart! And the evening light and atmosphere definitely wasa romantic place for me post sun down. I think its the lighting. And the tables and chairs placed along its square with light breeze and some lovely food and wine. So if you want to talk with your loved one,.. this is the place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great place to grab a bite and do some shopping in this historic complex. Stroll through unique shops during the daytime and then enjoy the buzzing atmosphere at sunset when restaurants and bars come to life under twinkling lights.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Dutch Hospital complex is nice place to spend an evening with your friends. there are many restaurants and bars in the complex.

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Matara, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This old dutch hospital has been renovated beautifully and put to good use. there is a shopping area and a selection of good restaurants. The surrounding area is also a tourist attraction as you are inside the huge dutch fort in galle. there is ample parking and it is a safe place. you can get an excellent scenic view of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This complex is the best place from where you can have a nice meal in Romantic and relax environment. There are a number of restaurants including "Ministry of Crab". But keep in min that the cost of foods in these restaurants are bit expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

this is a perfect example of best from waste. the premises was an extinct hospital bang in the heart of the commercial district opposite to the World Trade centre. but see the ingenuity, this dead place was transformed by the existing government into a marvelous shopping cum dining zone which lits up at night. you have happening pubs, shopping areas,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It's not as nice as other districts like Galle's hospital complex, but if you're a tourist it's still a place you're meant to go and see! Pricey, not backpacker prices.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is located in the middle of the business place call Pettah. Good place to understand much more about Dutch period and also you can meet Dutch visitors even. There is an entry fees. Please walk on the streets and avoid taking any vehicles for this. Over crowded and you will loose more time on your travel if you take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This place is so uniq it contans variates of resturent good shoping area. The moment you enter this area you wil, go back to 17th centuri .. Amid high riseing buildings this place is like oasis.

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Address: Hospital Street | Galle Fort, Colombo 00001, Sri Lanka
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo

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