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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct

Hospital St | Old Hospital Bldg, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 872390
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Hospital St | Old Hospital Bldg, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Hospital St | Old Hospital Bldg, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 872390
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Part of the Galle fortifications. In earlier times a hospital nowadays it accommodates shops and restaurants. Luckily this building hasn’t lost its historical appearance 👍🏻.

Thank Passioncookress
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were 4 nights in Galle over new year and loved this place because Sugar is a burger place that was really rather good when everywhere else was fully booked. crab and tuna is a high end classy Japanese restaurant. The tea and craft shops...More

Thank LondonWiggies
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well… I was probably misleaded by the word “shopping precinct” – but I was quite disappointed when I got there. Of course, the building of the former Dutch hospital is looking nice and it’s a good example for the colonial architecture in the fort area....More

Thank JensTetz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful building, especially at night. Sitting outside and grabbing a beer while the salty sea breeze cools you down is perfect. Also, the local Casanova will try to chat up your girlfriend when you're off to take pictures. XD Learnt my lesson though, never...More

Thank rajdabholkar
Reviewed 1 week ago

A couple of nice restaurants in this precinct, cool shops and a good clean toilet - also has a great view of the bay

Thank aaronc582
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a lot happening in this centre when we were there. The building itself was the best part of the visit

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely building which has been converted into a range of bars, restaurants and shops but retained the original features and charm. You can also eat and drink outside in the courtyard

Thank mckeefamily2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its worth a visit as it offers a good architecture. It was part of the historic Galle Fort, now it hosts shops and expensive restaurants.

Thank IftekharA-Sep2016
Reviewed 8 December 2017

There is a historical value to this complex. This was one of the hospitals made by Dutch with in the Galle fort. Recently this was turned into a modern shopping complex. There are coffee shops, jewelery shops and pubs in this complex which specially targets...More

Thank Chathubhanu
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Beautiful old fort building. Shops a little sparse but a good compact Batefoot and Odel. Lots of good restAurants and bars to chose from. Well worth a visit

Thank Julesdavis
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