These two words came top of the mind as we explored the fort. October evening spent here was in the midst of pleasant weather. On one side of the fort is the sea and the other side a cricket stadium. Wud be fun to watch...More
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Interesting walk around the fort and the district with its quaint streets and buildings means there is a photo opportunity round every corner! There is a daredevil on the parapet that will jump or dive into the water for tips! Being here in October meant...More
I have to say we have fallen in love with Sri Lanka and especially the southern province including Galle Fort. The narrow streets and mixture of architecture are stunning, the locals are friendly and welcoming. There is even a fantastic beach up by the lighthouse....More
We stayed one night in the lovely historic town of Galle. Lots of historic buildings from the Portuguese, Dutch and English colonial periods. Very nice to walk on the ramparts and watch the sunset. It is popular with locals (wedding photos!) and tourists so can...More
We spent three nights here and used it as a base to go to other places. The town itself is really spectacular. Walking round the ramparts in the early morning and on to the little harbour where fish is on sale was magnificent.- Bear in...More
This place has a history and some significance, we were lucky that our driver knew everything. Without a guide it is a good place to take a stroll and eat roadside, you'll find beautiful cafes/restobars along the road.
Galle Fort should be included for any traveller visiting Galle. Though it has a rich history from Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial days, now a world heritage site, a bit run down with no maintenance done (warpaths, weed and grass etc). There are plenty of...More