Excellent place to relax. Can feel the sweet fragrance off the sea breeze. Safe place to have a sea bath.
About Galle Fort
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This was built by Dutch when Sri Lanka was under the control of Dutch. Then ruled by British.This place has a big historical value.There is an ancient clock tower. The fortress is built from stone .
It is a good idea to visit the fort if you have some hours or a half day and would like to have a bite of the colonial history in Sri Lanka. The walk on the wall of the fort is great, but do not...More
Entered the fort near the magnificent clock tower where one can see the Cricket Ground and the area of the bus station beyond where the tsunami struck. Walked around the walls in what was a great strategic sight looking out to sea on three sides....More
Fabulous place to visit, eat and drink. My advice would be to grab a tuk tuk, whizz round the whole area and get your bearings then explore on your own (probably early evening when it is cooler). Definitely the place to eat with lots of...More
We came for a day trip to Galle and the surrounding areas and we were dropped off at the Fort with instructions to meet the driver again at the clock tower. Fortunately it was a sunny day for walking and initially we watched schoolchildren doing...More
I loved my 3 days in Galle fort. Such interesting history, mixture of architecture and influences makes for a very different Sri Lanka experience. Its full of nice eating options and shopping. Accomodation ranging from cosy guesthouses to very elegant hotels. Its a peaceful and...More
I really liked the fort and its remains as you will find very old structures which are quite well maintained. Old churches, dutch architecture and shops, that's what you will find there. Lovely views of the ocean from the walls of the fort. We had...More
i was walking galle fort nice old city but many shops around there as well renovating buildings can seat on dutch wall see the nice view of sundown..