Galle is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Galle one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Galle is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Galle or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Galle. Explore the historical monuments of Galle with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Galle guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Galle page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Galle landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of 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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Queens Street | Galle Fort, Galle 8000, Sri Lanka
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located at a walking distance from the famous Galle fort, the interesting Maritime Archeology Museum showcases an impressive display of artifacts like the statues which were once washed ashore, ancient Chinese pottery, fishing boats, fish gallery and other Mari time articles. If you love the vintage look, this museum would be a pleasant surprise.
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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.