Galle Fort Sri Lanka

The Galle Fort

Immerse yourself in a realm of beauty and history. An iconic structure that holds immense importance throughout the past, The Galle Fort is a must-see sight for anyone visiting the island.

The Galle Fort

A World Heritage Site

Stroll along the ramparts and take in the imposing buildings, all of which have been preserved in their former splendour. The Galle Fort is a marvel of engineering that was built by the Portuguese in 1588. It was renowned worldwide as a trading hub, and its strategic location was vital for many shipping routes.

You can take a guided tour to learn about the history that is found at every turn, or just wander through and maybe walk into one of the museums. There’s also a multitude of cafes, restaurants and street food found within the streets of the fort. Classic car tours are also available, where you can truly indulge in the colonial charm while taking in the sights in an open-top vintage car.

An enchanting odyssey

Walk through colonial architecture while truly immersing yourself in history alongside the hustle and bustle that comes alive through the streets of the fort. From arts and crafts, and museums to a spectrum of culinary adventures, the Galle Fort is a wonderous encounter that is steeped in history and colour.

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