Galle is surrounded by thick ramparts constructed by the Dutch merchants who ruled the city in the 17th century. Don’t miss out on walking along the thick ramparts, where you can see the ancient prison located between the ocean and ramparts. Visit the famous lighthouse and the clock tower.
Galle is blessed with Dutch architecture, left behind many structures from pretty impressive architectural construction of ramparts to the Maritime Archaeology Museum. Groote Kerk and the Amangalla hotel is also another marvel of Dutch architecture soothing your eyes in Galle.
Kottu roti is a popular and favorite Sri Lankan dish made with vegetables, eggs, roti bits, and cheese. Don’t miss out on having one of the best delicious Kottu roti in Galle Things Roti located in the Galle Fort.
The Amangalla Hotel is a famous Dutch structure in the Galle Fort. Since Sri Lanka was once a British colony, you can still see some British customs among Sri Lankan people, like afternoon tea. Amangalla serves one of the top-notch afternoon tea in the Galle that definitely worth a try.
Undoubtedly, you can’t resist the gorgeous waves for surfing in the Unawatuna beach town in Galle. Don’t panic if you’re just a novice surfer! Small waves will make some fun in the ocean.
National Maritime Museum
Head straight to the National Maritime Museum if you want to get more detail about the history of Galle’s rich maritime heritage and seafaring past. The museum, housing an extensive collection of models, maps, and marine artifacts, is situated in a delightful old warehouse constructed by the Dutch in 1671. You’ll be surprised by the impressive skeleton of a whale on exhibition and large dioramas of marine flora and fauna in Sri Lanka.
The Old Gate, embedded in the Galle’s fortifications, was the Fort’s entrance for centuries. It’s not an impressive structure, but it enjoys stunning architecture that perfectly represents the colorful history and heritage of Galle.
Meeran Mosque, constructed in 1904, represents an incredible combination of architectural styles and an extraordinary diversity of cultures living together over the years. Owing to its Baroque facade, the mosque looks more like a cathedral, but, simultaneously it enjoys all the Islamic details and decorations needed for being a mosque. Take a stroll around the structure to see the beauty of cultural fusion from patterned Italian floor tiles, British Victorian features, and the Dutch-influenced designs delivering a historical and architectural shot of Galle.
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