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Galle Dutch Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more th...

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a month ago
It's good before you come here to brush up a little on colonial history with the Dutch and the Portugal and the history of trade relations in this region. Much of the stone fort is well preserved from centuries ago and reflect a lot on the past. You local kids smile and take a sense of pride around here for some reason, but I guess they can smile and let the past be the past.
- Tony A
4 weeks ago
An Old Dutch Fort. Its a great tourist sight in Galle and stuffed with restaurants and other local gem/clothe stores and some lovely Villas to spend a holiday in side the fort. We stayed at Villa 32 Middle Street. Great location to wander and take in the beauty of an old Fort. clean, friendly and highly recommended
- Ajith R
a month ago
The place is great as a tourist sight in Galle and it's stuffed with restaurants and other local gem/clothe stores. The pricing is a bit costly but in most stores there's no Catalogue/Menu and you can juggle/bargain the price. The better restaurant do have a fixed price menu tho 😏
- Dimitrios V

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