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Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

This is great stuff for history fans, I thoroughly enjoyed walking the old wall and look at the old building. The town is fully functioning, we visited the first church where people were buried inside, there is a mosque, post office, hotels, and a justice area. When driving past the court house, noise is not permitted. Walk on the old walls by the light tower and enjoy the beautiful scenery!

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

This is worth a visit . Lots of Dutch influence in the buildings.. Walk around the walls early or late. It can get very hot during the day. Be prepared for the beggars and the touts. There isn't much open on Sunday mornings but that makes the town a bit quieter. Lots of buildings being renovated..

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Interesting place to visit - good hotels and restaurants. Good shopping. Tuk Tuks tend to charge too much. Found some of them quite agressive.

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

people are very friendly; It s very easy to drive. Tuk tuk are cheap but don't forget your umbrella. We visited the lighthouse thanks to the gardian . You have a very nice view on the top. Very funny experience

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Reviewed March 12, 2013

Really enjoyed being based here for a couple of days, time to walk around the town, do some shopping, visit museum (slightly disappointing), walk the ramparts, have lunch on a terrace, dinner in the Amangalla, look at the boats and fish market and lots more. Something for all tastes, and very little hassle from touts. A definite must on any itinerary.

Thank Philgin
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