Galle fort, also known as the Dutch fort is built in 1588 by the Portuguese situated in Southwestern cost of Sri Lanka and you could a walk down the labyrinth of streets with English and Dutch Architecture, Coffee houses,  Sri Lanka handicraft stores and boutique hotels with a touch of old world charm. You could take a walk down Galle Fort and you will come across many historic buildings including the Dutch Reformed Church (Groote Kerk), The National Maritime Museum which was an old warehouse built in the 17th Century and The Old Dutch Hospital which is an old restored building with cozy restaurants, cafes and boutiques. Apart from the old reformed Dutch buildings, you could also visit the Galle Light House which is one of the oldest lights stations and the Galle Clock Tower build in 1883 which is a popular landmark to name a few. After a day of touring around the Galle fort, if you’re craving a little relaxation amidst luxury head over to Amangalla resort for a lavish retreat.  

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