Category: Galle

Galle , Sri lanka , Perched on the coast not far away from the island’s southernmost point, the venerable port of GALLE has grown from ancient origins into Sri Lanka’s fourth largest city. In the center of modern Galle but strangely detached from it lies the old Dutch quarter, known as the Fort. Sri Lanka’s best-preserved colonial townscape, the Fort is surrounded within a series of huge bastions

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Weligama Sri lanka

Weligama (‘Sandy Village’), about 30km east of Galle, is an interesting and lively blend of international beach resort and raucous...

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Mirissa Beach Sri lanka

A couple of kilometres beyond Weligama, the picture-perfect swathe of sand at the village of MIRISSA was formerly the island’s most...

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Dutch Hospital in Galle

Dutch Hospital in Galle Flag Rock, at the southernmost end of the Fort, was once a Portuguese fortress. Today it...

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The National Museum in Galle

From the Main Gate, go left at the roundabout to reach one of Fort’s two main north–south thoroughfares, the atmospheric...

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Galle and Galle Fort Walls

Galle and Galle Fort Walls  Probably the most pleasant strolls you can observe in town is the circuit of the...

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historical places in galle

historical places in galle Galle is believed to have been a  religious city  , from whence King Solomon gathered gold, spices, ivory, apes...

It's at once endlessly exotic, bursting with the scent of spices and salty winds, and yet also, with its wonderful collection of Dutch-colonial buildings, a town of great beauty 0

Visit Galle

Perched on the coast not far away from the island’s southernmost point, the venerable port of GALLE has grown from ancient...

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