Art and Cultural Attractions in Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle Art and Cultural Activities

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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  • Galle Dutch Fort

    #1 of 5 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Galle
    Galle Dutch Fort

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: 65a Lighthouse St, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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...Read more

  • Dutch Reformed Church

    #2 of 5 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Galle
    Dutch Reformed Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Church Street, Galle, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 graves...Read more

  • Japanese Peace Pagoda

    #3 of 5 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Galle
    Japanese Peace Pagoda

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Rumassala, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    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 tr...Read more

  • Mount Calvary Church

    #4 of 5 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Galle
    Mount Calvary Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: Hiniduma, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 scen...Read more

  • Madunagala Hermitage

    #5 of 5 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Galle
    Madunagala Hermitage

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: Madunagala, Hambantota, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This serene spiritual destination is located at Madunagala in Hambantota district. This Buddhist Hermitage is one great place to visit if you are seeking inner peace.

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