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“Dutch culture”

Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Dutch culture”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

Pretty town that has maintained it's old Dutch heritage. A good way to spend the afternoon and evening. Just walk around the town and visit the restaurants and souvenir shops.

Visited February 2013
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Great day trip”
Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

Just walking around inside the fort and on the ramparts is wonderful. It is not too crowded and it is a nice mix of locals and tourists. Definitely worth a visit.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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“Buy your souvenirs outside the fort”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

A lovely and historic fort but a tourist trap, plenty of cheaper places to buy souvenirs and jewellery

Visited February 2013
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Chester England
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“Historic”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

The old town enclosed by the fort is worth a visit to appreciate the Dutch influence on the culture of Galle. We went for a walk round the walls, and the shops in the narrow streets then found a small quaint place for lunch which was a good wat to do it.

Visited February 2013
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London, UK
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“A piece of Europe in Sri Lanka”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Very nice compact old Dutch Fort. Easy to walk around and explore. Can walk on the ramparts surrounding the town. Very European feel to it.

Visited February 2013
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