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“Interesting building near the ramparts” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Meera Mosque

Meera Mosque
Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #10 of 24 Attractions in Galle
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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“Interesting building near the ramparts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This is a landmark on the walk around the ramparts in Galle. Situated near the lighthouse it is best viewed near sunset when it is cooler. The building was originally a dutch church so the architecture is interesting. You can only view from the outside.

Visited January 2013
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“Glistening at sun rise”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

In the Portugese period a Mosque was not allowed in Galle. The Meera Mosque was built by the Muslims during the Dutch period and completed in 1904. Women are not permitted in, but the best view of the Mosque is from the ramparts near the lighthouse. Just after sun rise the sun hits the mosque and its silver/ golden in colour.

Visited October 2012
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