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Galle Fort Walking Tour with Juliet Coombe -Day Tour

Galle Fort Walking Tour with Juliet Coombe -Day Tour
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May 18, 2017
“Wonderful insight into the Galle Fort”
Jan 12, 2017
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60 Leyn Baan Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

Juliet provides wonderful insights into life and the characters in the Galle Fort. Having lived there for many years both her walking tours and books reveal the stories of times past and present with humour, sensitivity and intrigue.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank JennyWandP
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Spent just 1 how're at this location has we were passing by but I loved the narrow rads full of Jewellery shops Resturonts and more ,walking on the walls round the fort the blue sea and atmosphere this is a place not to miss

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Stevelynnria
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Juliet Coombe’s Galle walks are probably very good, but we never got the chance to find out. We turned up for our pre-arranged walk, only to find the Juliet wasn’t available, and she had sent someone else in her place. Her replacement was understood to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
13  Thank davidN2937XT
Reviewed February 16, 2016

Galle Fort is interesting to wander around (with some great shops) but Juliet brings it to life with a series of fascinating stories about the development of the Fort and the people who live and have lived there. Well worth the time - do it...More

Date of experience: January 2016
4  Thank Ian A
Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Having read about Juliet's walking tour in our guide book we visited the serendipity arts cafe to find out more and I'm so pleased we did :)! From start to finish the tour was great. Juliet's unique knowledge of Galle really brought everything to life....More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed May 19, 2015

a visit to the Galle beach is amust, fun vibrant atmosphere for a nice evening walk. kite flying, local snack bars, ice cream trucks and a lot more, spent a good 2 hours walking about, was blessed with good weather during this trip

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed May 8, 2015

Galle is a place where you can have a lot of explorations if you know the right place to go. Juliet Combe is definitely the person who can bring you surprise and more insights about this heritage. She's a passionate person with great charm. Her...More

Date of experience: May 2015
4  Thank 皓 严
Reviewed April 27, 2015

Juliet is a dynamo. But also somehow laid back. She led our group of 15 through the streets of Galle and provided both the guidebook and her own personal interpretation of what we were seeing. We covered a lot of ground, though Galle Fort if...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Lynnsie
Reviewed March 29, 2015

Juliet is so passionate and knowledgeable, and she leads a fascinating tour at a good pace. This is not one of those tours when the guide drones on and on Juliet has lots of info to impart but does it in a way which is...More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed March 16, 2015

The walking tour is so important as the fort is full of history! Juliet will explain it all to you, she has the ability to find your interests so you are never borded, Juliet knows how the community lives, works and plays, her knowledge of...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Edward M
March 1, 2015|
Response from Rebecca K |
Your hotel will probably know - Juliet seems to know everyone in the Fort! She runs tours at different times during the day.