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Visit to beautiful Galle

We visited this lovely old walled town in Sri Lanka. Lovely walled outlook and lighthouse. Old... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elaine B
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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It's A Mecca for Exploration, Photography, Shopping, Vibe.

We were only there for a few hours to visit and enjoy this site.  In that time we saw SO much.  We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LilPikit
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited this lovely old walled town in Sri Lanka. Lovely walled outlook and lighthouse. Old streets with lots of lovely places to eat and drink among shops. A lovely place to shop and stroll through the streets. Lovely churches also. We loved it so...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were only there for a few hours to visit and enjoy this site.  In that time we saw SO much.  We enjoyed every minute and knew we could have based ourselves here.    We did get the feel that in all likelihood it is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Sri Lanka, it’s well worth a visit. The fort town is steeped in history and full of charm and in many places is remarkable well preserved - you get a real sense of history when you stand on the fort walls...More

Thank AJS-Lancashire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old town is a must visit if your in the area. Lots of shops, restaurants and coffee establishments. Best to visit in the daytime as things do seem to shut down quite early evening. A nice walk around the fort walls.

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a definite stop off on your Sri Lankan journey. Full of history and a melting pot of culture. I absolutely loved this place

Thank Susanne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Galle Fort is a welcome respite from the bustle of Colombo and being able to walk everywhere without much traffic is lovely. It is restored beautifully, although the net result is slightly theme park since the entire place seems geared to western tourists and it's...More

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is not much to see in Galle. So this is one of the main attractions. It’s kinda impressive but don’t expect too much. You can walk all the way around the fort alongside the coastline. Many tourists. A lot of waste laying around. And...More

Thank Simi Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a good 6 hours walking around the old fort and up an down the streets and lane ways. Enjoyed an excellent lunch at Pedlers Inn and a not so good dinner at Starbeans. But there are a hundred or so places to eat...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old town of Galle and the fortifications within this well preserved Dutch fort- initially established by the Portuguese- is well worth a visit when touring Sri Lanka.

Thank hdias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was an Ayurveda resort for 12 days , strict diet ! I broke the roles and had a really nice ice cream . The view is amazing on the beach line , the shops really nice . In the small shops you can bargain...More

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Its possible to walk around the fort with a baby stroller as there are roads along the boundary wall. However for scenic points, one has to climb on to boundary wall using stars. Boundary walls are very wide for most part... More
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