Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Galle is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Galle a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Galle.
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65a Lighthouse St, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Built by Portuguese and fortified by Dutch, Galle Fort is declared as one of the living world heritages as an exceptional presentation of ‘an urban ensemble, which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries.’ The Fort is known for the ‘Ramparts of Galle&rsquo...
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Church Street, Galle, Sri Lanka
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Dutch Reformed Church is an ancient construction which was erected in 1755. Elegant calamander was imported wood from Malaysia to make the pulpit of the church while the floor is paved with gravestones from the Old Dutch cemetery. The guy who looks after the church will politely explain historic facts about the tombstones. There is an antique o...
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Rumassala, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
07:00 am - 09:00 pm
The Peace pagoda is the most peaceful attraction in Galle with tranquility oozing out of it. Located on top of the Rumasalla Mountain, the double stored white structure can be reached after a short trek. You can also take a tuk-tuk or car up the mountain. The view from the peaceful temple is breathtaking. The temple is surrounded with tall trees overlooking a gorgeous jungle beach.
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Hiniduma, Sri Lanka
07:30 am - 06:00 pm
Maunt Calvary Church is located in Hiniduma, Galle. In this village, the crucifixion of Christ, on a hill aptly named mount Calvary opposite the Hiniduma Church is represented through a series of scenes making this village very popular among tourists.