Galle


Galle is a major city in Sri Lanka, situated on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka. It is the best example of a fortified city built by the Portuguese in South and Southeast Asia, showing the interaction between Portuguese architectural styles and native traditions. The city was extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. The Galle fort is a world heritage site and is the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers.

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Galle Old Fort

Ariyapala Mask Museum

Dutch Reformed Church

Dutch Star Fort

Hiyare Rain Forest

Hikkaduwa Beach

Kanneliya Forest Reserve

Koggala Beach

Kataluva Purvarama Temple

Kosgoda Sea Turtle Project

Maritime Museum

Martin W Folk Museum

Moonstone Mines

Mulkirigala Rock Temple

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Unawatuna Beach

Handunugoda Tea Estate

Weligame Beach

Dondra Point