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The history of Galle extends thousands of years to biblical times. In more recent times it was a prize to be possessed for western traders in search of wealth and glory. Its beautifully preserved colonial Dutch fort with its quaint city with...more
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Galle Fort was a lot of fun. It was much bigger than I anticipated. Tip: Find a Tuk Tuk whose driver acts as a guide. They will show you all the places to see in a very efficient manner. If you want to stop for...More
What an interesting afternoon I had at Galle Fort, Sri Lanka where the taste of Ceylon tea, exotic spices and good beer is never far away! We were staying at Bentota so came during the lunch time and spent our time wandering around and enjoying...More
Our accommodation was within the fort walls so exploring the fort was a lot easier as we could pop back to our room for cold drinks etc.
When walking along the wall bordering the sea 🌊 you can see because of the height why the...More
We spent a couple of days here and enjoyed our time. Not sure I'd ever wish to return though. There are some nice little shops and restaurants but it's very much geared to tourists. Space is at a premium inside the Fort walls so prices...More
I was really looking forward to visiting Galle Fort, for the most part of it i found it enjoyable and interesting.
Lots of little streets full of shops, cafes and restaurants all plying their wares.
What i found most off putting was the amount of...More
Galle is held up as one of the best ‘must see’ places in Sri Lanka, mostly due to the UNESCO status of its Fort. I’m sorry to say this, I was there yesterday, but I wouldn’t recommend a visit for those wanting to see the...More