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Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite place to roam around with my hub and kid. Specially i run to grab my favourite stuff that's "ISSO WADE" (MADE OUT OF PRAWNS) It's very yummy any kind of junk food can be grab over here

Thank sjurangpathy28
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked from the Galle Face Hotel to the large roundabout by the historic town. Whichever way we looked we seemed to be looking at a giant building site. Once all the construction work is finished it might be more pleasant! The sea is not...More

Thank carha
Reviewed 1 week ago

on weekends its packed with locals and tourists... can get a bit crowded.. not all that green anymore... the street food outlets are so many.... one must try the Prawn cookie (local name isso wade) its delicious and spicy!... Kite flying is a common sight...More

Thank Ridha a
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a nice place tospend the evening in Colombo with lots pf people around and cool breeze from sea embraces you. There are small hawkers selling sea foods down the lane which is pretty inexpensive. A tuktuk can take you there even if you stay...More

Thank awesfahmi
Reviewed 1 week ago

After drinks at the Kingsbury's rooftop bar, we were heading for the Galle Face Hotel for another drink. Our host asked if we wanted to take a tuk tuk or walk. No brainer! Of course we wanted to walk and we didn't even know that...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a stretch of about 500 meters along the sea on one side and star class hotels surrounding the area, northern end is Kingsbury Hotel and southern end is famous Galle face hotel with colonial architecture. Friday to Sunday is busy and crowded with...More

Thank Rohan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of the sea is good as the ramp takes you into the ocean. But on a Sunday or Holiday the beach is very crowded. If you like adventure you can go down to the rocks, but the sea is very rough out there....More

Thank StevenP3423
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi Imagine a sunset, then consider this! I’d walked over 4km’s from the movenpick to get here and the exercise was well worth the effort I like the Galle Face and the green Today, kits were flying kites Yesterday, some were playing football If I...More

Thank JYach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

gall face green is very popular place among Sri Lankan ,any age group can relax, enjoy this ground with see breeze ,nice view ,food outlet, venders, you can enjoy more.very popular among kite.

Thank Jayanthe D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in Colombo for nearly a month and galle face green was just across the road from my hotel, so it was a big part of my stay. The ocean side is nice and well maintained site and offers the best wind and relaxing...More

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ruey_peng
July 26, 2018|
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Response from maninasuitcase1905 | Reviewed this property |
Check the price first the stall holders like to inflate the prices if they sniff a tourist. Local restaurants are far better value and quality plenty close by.
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NatashaA1047
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Ibrahim913 | Reviewed this property |
A small pier stretching into the waters
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neilhiggins69
January 5, 2016|
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Response from Sanjay F | Reviewed this property |
People do visit daily and its not closed at any time of the day. It tends to be more crowded during the evening to see the sunset. Finding parking maybe an issue.
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