Seeing the Largest Remaining Fortress in Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle is a city in Sri Lanka that often mentioned as a real time capsule. The city filled with the modern buildings with the almost similar styles as well as boring to be seen in a travel for holiday. But once visitors go pass the gate of a Fort in the city, they will go to the Dutch colonial era.

Galle

Galle,Sri Lanka

The Fort is known to be built in the beginning of 1663 b the Dutch. The Fort has amazing structure and known to be the most popular attraction in Galle and the Fort itself is listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Around and inside the Fort, visitors will see that the Fort remains a place with a life because the place still be used by a lot of people including the administrative offices and courts. Merchants can be found around the Fort offering various goods to be souvenirs. Aside of the Fort, visitors may also visit Kalutara temple or visitors may also go to the turtle hatchery along the coast of the city.

Galle

Galle,Sri Lanka

In order to reach Galle, visitors need to take bus or train from Colombo and during travel, expect to see the beautiful coastline of Sri Lanka. Using bus will take about one to three hours and train will take 2.5 to 4 hours of journey to reach Galle. The weather will remind humid and hot all over year. It may be best to visit the city in the beginning of the year from November to April.

galle

Galle,Sri Lanka

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