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It was locked up but interesting building

We could not get into it as it was all locked up. But the building itself on a street corner is... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
Kirkcaldylad
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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Dutch architecture building, but lacks maintenance

One cannot enter the building (or at least the day we got there - 24th December). You can view it... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2018
alwaysatraveller2017
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New Delhi, India
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May 14, 2018
“It was locked up but interesting building”
Feb 9, 2018
“Dutch architecture building, but lacks maintenance”
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We could not get into it as it was all locked up. But the building itself on a street corner is easy to find and worth a look as the architecture was typical Dutch colonial.

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed February 9, 2018

One cannot enter the building (or at least the day we got there - 24th December). You can view it from outside - it's hard to miss, located opposite the Old Post Office / Church. Good for photo-ops! Lots of eateries nearby so go for...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

This is another old beautiful Dutch architectural building poorly maintained. You will not miss one your walks stop and have look worth it.

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Reviewed February 4, 2017

quite big & old but seem lack of maintenance. however, keeping it raw & yellow colour that was still beautiful enough. the red rooster also attractive.

Thank iamface
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Very interesting historical building. Even more so as the building is still in use today. Plenty of shops and restaurants in the vicinity so take a nice casual stroll around the area and enjoy a nice break.

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Reviewed January 8, 2014

A lovely Dutch building but not much to see here. Nice to take photos of but don't plan to be here long!

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Reviewed September 14, 2013

An excellent example of dutch colonial architecture, look out for the coats of arms on a number of the buildings inside the fort, The only thing thats missing from Fort Galle is a proper tourist map which lays out all their is to see inside...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

The Dutch Commandeur's residence or Government House is right opposite the Old Post Office or the Dutch Church. Over the doorway is the date 1683, and the cockerel crest of Galle. I have had breakfast at the hotel about 10 years ago, with its period...More

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