Galle Lighthouse

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  • Address: Gale , Sri Lanka, Galle
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free

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Galle Lighthouse is an offshore Lighthouse in Galle, Sri Lanka and is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. This is Sri Lanka's oldest light station dating back to 1848, but the original lighthouse was destroyed by fire in 1934.

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  • Galle Lighthouse Address: Gale , Sri Lanka, Galle
  • Galle Lighthouse Timing: 24-hrs
  • Galle Lighthouse Price: Free
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Things to Know Before Visiting Galle Lighthouse

  • 95% of people who visit Galle include Galle Lighthouse in their plan

  • 33.71% of people start their Galle Lighthouse visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Galle Lighthouse

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

90.08% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Galle Lighthouse

People normally club together Galle Fort Hotel and Seenigama Vihara while planning their visit to Galle Lighthouse.

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  • A nice outpost looking over the sea. Nothing special about this place but you are able to walk round it and take a photo. At the end of the day it’s there to serve a purpose, but not used any more. Well kept, if you are walking along the fort then it’s nice to see it. Look good st sun set

  • It is just a lighthouse as you would find anywhere else in the world. It is said that original lighthouse was destroyed sometime back and this is a rebuilt version. You can take couple of pics around it but not allowed to go inside.

  • common place to take preshoot photos , wedding photo shoot. the history of the site is The current lighthouse structure was built in 1939; erected within the walls of the ancient Galle Fort with a height of 26.5m (87 feet). The lightstation stands at a strategic location at the southern end of the promontory; built approximately 6m above the road level on the ramparts of the Fort, at a place known as the Point Utrecht Bastion . This affords it an undisturbed view across the seascape; and allowing any incoming ships to see its light.

  • One of the Oldest Lighthouses in Sri Lanka & You can just walk in from the road no questions or tickets required.But to visit inside You need prior approval. Sunsets & Early mornings are a better choice.But In the evenings can be busy with visitors. A cool landscape photo location.Must see while visiting the Gall fort area!

  • Awesome cool place to relax your mind and body. You can have a cool beer underneath of this.

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