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The fort and its architecture from colonial times are worth a visit, when you’re around. Since... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Timo J
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Nice walk with lots of history

Walking around is a great activity to view the fort and the surrounding features. There are many... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The fort and its architecture from colonial times are worth a visit, when you’re around. Since there’s not so much to do apart from the museum (which we didn’t visit), you should plan one day only.

Thank Timo J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking around is a great activity to view the fort and the surrounding features. There are many photo opportunities here

Thank esopus35
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fascinating place to visit lots of little streets to explore full of shops of all types, jewellery, gifts, clothes etc. lots of places to eat and drink, many places to stay and lots of historical venues to visit and explore!

Thank Steven R S
Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful colonial (duct) fort surrounding the city making the location one historical place that making you want to explore, The hot sun may be a a bit hard specially on the afternoon, but if your here early morning or in the evening you can...More

Thank Ahamed T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lots of great history here and super easy to walk the main attractions. For those not game to eat locally, there are a number of western restaurants/bars available. We walked the recommended tour in Lonely Planet - it was incredibly hot, so we made the...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is am impressive structure and immaculately restored and maintained, the sheet scale of the fortifications are breathtaking and you can appreciate just how impenetrable it was. When the Tsunami (2004) arrived, this part of Galle was saved and you can see why. You are...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely place great n Sri Lanka. We spent 2 days staying inside the fort and had a wonderful time. Lovely restaurants and shops in addition to the coastal fort wall path.

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit and stay for 1 to 2 nights, even more if the cricket was on which for us was sadly not the case, though we did go surfing in a bay nearby. Lots of shops and excellent restaurants to spend you money...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend an afternoon and evening at the old town of Galle. Was great, strolling the streets, walking on the wall of the fort and having dinner at Spoon’s after a wonderful sunset. :-)

Thank Edith D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the summer of 2018 we (Dutch familie of 4, kids 13 and 18) travelled to discover the beauties of Sri Lanka. We visited the fort twice and found that it has multiple layers of history. Astonishing to see the parts of the fort built...More

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Response from Prameet G | Reviewed this property |
Its possible to walk around the fort with a baby stroller as there are roads along the boundary wall. However for scenic points, one has to climb on to boundary wall using stars. Boundary walls are very wide for most part... More