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A Day in Galle - Perfect 24 Hours Guide
Galle signifies long walks, untimely visits to the sea, insights into a wealthy history and a gamut of good food. A beautiful melange of experiences, this Unesco World Heritage Site does not cease to charm with visually with its colonial architecture. Not surprisingly, this is where you will meet some of the most inspired artists. You may want to spend a lifetime here but 1 Day in Galle will introduce you to the city’s essence just finely.
24 hours in Galle can easily turn out to be one of the most cherishing in your life, owing to its eclectic mix of activities. Listed below is a time-wise Galle Itinerary 1 Day making sure you don’t miss out on anything!
How to spend 1 day in Galle?
Morning in Galle
Kickstart your Galle sojourn by soaking up all the beauty of this coastal town by heading to the Hikkaduwa Beach. Counted as one of the best things to do in Galle with kids, this beach is one place where you can feed turtles, enjoy lazy strolls and be surrounded by beautiful fish. Next, up is the tranquil temple of Seenigama Vihara set on an island in the Indian Ocean and barely some two-odd kilometers from the Hikkaduwa Beach. This temple holds great significance religious for bestowing offenders with a punishment for theft.
What do in Galle in the afternoon?
After this substantial sightseeing, you will certainly be struck with hunger and that is when you must get on exploring Galle’s delightful cafe culture. Before you head to the next attraction on the list, the Galle Dutch Fort checking out the handful of cafes surrounding it is a lovely idea. Pedlar’s Inn Cafe and Restaurant along with Lucky Fort Restaurant are two of the most popular places to eat in Galle. The Galle fort, built in the 15th century and holding immense historic relevance lies within a walking distance from here.
Things to do in Galle in the evenings
Early evenings make it an ideal time to visit the Pacific Tsunami Museum, bear in mind that it shuts at 4 PM. This museum throws light on the unfortunate event of the April 1, 1946, Pacific tsunami. You cannot be in Galle and not behold a mesmerizing sunset and that is when the serene Jungle Beach beckons! You cannot swim here but just strolling around and finding a sweet spot to watch the setting sun is the ideal thing to do.
Galle activities at night
Conclude your Galle sojourn by heading for a rejuvenating sundowner at one of the many bars and clubs Galle is popular for. Some of the best things to do in Galle at night include the Taphouse by RnR and Luna Terrace, both known for being pretty ambient. A drink here before you depart will indeed set you in good spirits!
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