The Galle Dutch Fort happens to be one of the treasured historical monuments of Sri Lanka located on the southern coast of the country. The Galle Fort is a major tourist attraction that carries important archaeological reserves and cultural heritage. The fort is an ancient fort in Asia, which has been named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort was constructed by the Portuguese in the course of their reign in Sri Lanka and was later renovated by the Dutch.
The fort is one of the most the fort displays an amazing amalgamation of age-old architecture and antiquity in the middle of astounding natural beauty. Admire the imposing structures like the Galle Lighthouse, Galle Clocktower and the Groote Kerk. Fifty Lighthouse Street is set within the fort and offers the perfect base for you to explore the charms of Galle.
Galle Fort is currently comprised of a maze of slender roads lined with little homes, restaurants, shops, villas and boutique hotels and is an enthralling place to explore. Which adds to the beauty of the place. The thick, high ramparts that defend and distinguish the Fort are nowadays used for romantic evening strolls and early morning power walks and supply marvelous views of the Indian Ocean. Wander through the quaint streets and explore the varied art galleries, outlets, and eateries. It would be just amazing to move by the walls witnessing the intricate artworks and sheer craftsmanship.