Old Town of Galle

Galle is a major coastal city, situated on the southwestern of Sri Lanka. It is a fortified city built by the Portuguese, the Dutch build the present Fort in 16th century; the Fort was preserved unchanged after British took over the country from the Dutch in year 1796.

Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Please visit the next 2 posts for more pictures of Galle:

Galle Fort – the lighthouse

Galle Fort – the wall

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