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Review of Galle Fort Lighthouse

Galle Fort Lighthouse
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Galle Fort and City Cycling Tour
Ranked #6 of 65 things to do in Galle
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Family wedding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

Well worth visiting the lighthouse when visiting Galle a most interesting place. The views are second to none. Do watch out for street hawkers toying to sell to you and the man with the monkey wanting you to pay to have your photo taken with it.

Visited November 2012
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“Pretty landmark on the ramparts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

Situated on the ramparts this working lighthouse which you can only view from the outside is a Galle landmark. View at sunset when everyone takes a stroll and the views are amazing.

Visited January 2013
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Bogota, Colombia
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“Back in colonial time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

As you stroll on the wall of the beautiful ford, you will find the lighthouse. It is well maintained. Bring you back to colonial times

Visited January 2013
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Manchester
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“Lovely afternoon spent exploring the ramparts.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

Spend an afternoon exploring the ramparts around the old town of Galle. Great place to explore as is the rest of the old town.

Visited November 2012
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“Just another lighthouse”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

The lighthouse is on Utrecht Bastion. The old lighthouse was buitl in 1848 and burnt down in 1936. The lantern was at 92 ft above water level. The new lighthouse that you see now was built in 1940.

Lighthouse Street or ‘‘Zeeburgstraat’ ‘Middelpuntstraat’ was named after the lighthouse.

To the left of the lighthouse there is a small beach that local visitors swim in. It could get crowded during weekend.

Visited October 2012
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