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Meera Mosque

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Address: Galle, Sri Lanka
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Beautiful and peaceful

Beautiful historic mosque in peaceful galle on the sea front.... the interior has some authentic features. The ladies section needs improvement... which is the case in all Sri... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Beautiful mosque on the coastal side of the old Galle community inside the Galle Fort. Elegant and attractive structure.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

An old Mosque located right beside the lighthouse by the fort. Most often referred as The White Mosque. Travelers can get a chance to look inside the mosque if dressed appropriately (full covered) as it is a place of worship.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic mosque in peaceful galle on the sea front.... the interior has some authentic features. The ladies section needs improvement... which is the case in all Sri Lankan mosques.

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Thank Sbustan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the mosque for Friday prayer with the family, 12.30-13.15. Beautiful mosque with lovely architecture, friendly people. One can even sit across from the mosque on the fort walls to appreciate the prayers being offered. Small female prayer room available to the side of the mosque, not the best I've seen and no direct speaker to the room but it... More 

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Thank Tabz H
hong kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

full of white color & keeping the great aspect that located near with lighthouse. so beautiful & attractive.

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Thank iamface
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't get to go inside but beautiful to look at from the outside. Amazed by how cultures melt together and compliment each other. This is a beautiful town.

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Thank Tammy T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Meera Mosque was built in 1909 and is the main Mosque in Galle. It is located within the walls of Galle Fort and close to the Lighthouse. The mosque is an impressive structure with its white walls and I paid a quick visit on my way to The Lighthouse.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful "very" white building, to take picture together with lighthouse. Cannot miss it if you are around.

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Maharagama, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Once I was in Galle i have went inside the Mosque it has some interesting architecture you will be able to learn and study some amount of Muslim culture at there.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

We took a look from outside but the place seems very well maintained and adds to the charm of the Galle area.

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