On a visit to Galle you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Galle. These places are what Galle is all about. These must see places in Galle will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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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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Rummassala, Unawatuna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located between Galle and Unawatuna, the jungle beach is a petite beach that can even be reached on foot. The beach is very easily accessible and is clearly visible from the Japanese Peace Pagoda in Galle. Jungle Beach is perfect for snorkeling and is very popular for the same. Pick a day out to enjoy some great snorkeling around the rocks of the b...
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Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Southern Province, Galle, Sri Lanka
06:30 am - 06:00 pm
The Sinharaja Forest Reserve will be a true jungle experience with some wondrous adventures. Sinharaja is Sri Lanka’s last major undistributed rainforest of primary tropical vegetation. More than half of the trees in the forest are rare and so are the other living species like mammals, amphibians, reptiles, butterflies and insects. There are 22 villages that surround this forest.
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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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Bundala, Hambantota, Sri Lanka
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Bundala National Park is a wetland sanctuary that harbors around 197 species of birds (resident and migratory), mainly the Greater Flamingos. It was selected as a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and again corroborated as a national park on 4th of January, 1993.
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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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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.