Must see points of interest in Galle

Here's a list of Must see points of interest in Galle recommended by our experts:

Old Town Of Galle And Its Fortifications

Historic Place in Galle
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The fort area of Sri Lanka's southern town of Galle is a colonial treasure and a UNESCO world heritage site (1988). It owes its existence to the influences of...

Galle Fort

Monument in Galle

Galle 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...

Jungle Beach

Beach in Galle
Beach

Jungle Beach is a secluded beach in Unawatuna that's growing less secluded all the time. It's still a nice and relatively peaceful Una beach off the main strip...

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Place to Visit in Galle
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Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere ...

Dutch Church

Church in Galle

The small Groote Kerk (Great Church) is truly a place worth visiting, as it reveals a whole legendary story of ancient dutch period. Situated next to Amangalle ...

Galle Fort Lighthouse

Place to Visit in Galle
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Galle Lighthouse is an onshore Lighthouse in Galle, Sri Lanka and is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. This is Sri Lanka's oldest ...

Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex

Museum in Galle
Museums

The Martin Wickramasinghe Museum of Folk Culture, is a large, spacious high-roofed building situated close to the entrance of the complex. The museum currently ...

Maritime Archeology Museum

Museum in Galle
Museums

The National Maritime Museum in Galle, Sri Lanka is situated within Galle Fort. It was first opened to the public on 9 May 1992 and is located in a 1671 Dutch ...

Historical Mansion Museum

Museum in Galle
Museums

The building, with its characteristic Dutch central courtyard was restored to its present state with great pains, even to the extent of employing a mixture of ...

Clock Tower

Place to Visit in Galle
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Clock towers are a common sight in many parts of the world with some being iconic buildings like the one in Sri Lanka commonly called ' Big Ben '.

All Saints Anglican Church

Church in Galle
Religious Travel

Construction of All Saints Church, Galle was begun in 1868. The church was consecrated in 1871, and still holds services today. It is built on a basilican ...

Meera Mosque

Mosque in Galle
Religious Travel

Located in the vicinity of the Indian Quarter dominated by Muslim population, the Meera Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in the city dating back to more ...

Japanese Peace Pagoda

Temple in Galle
Religious Travel

The Japanese Peace Pagoda located in Galle is one of the most tranquil attractions of the city and it exudes a sense of calm. A must-visit for those seeking ...