Galle

Galle is a city situated in the southern part of the island with a Dutch historical background. Galle is the capital city of the Southern province and a city known for fishing. Galle also boasts of its own natural harbor which is operated by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. and many more attractions with unique stories behind them.

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Galle is a city situated in the southern part of the island with a Dutch historical background. It is the capital city of the Southern province and a city known for fishing. Galle also boasts of its own natural harbor which is operated by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. It also has a naval base and headquarters due its location, being connected with the Indian Ocean.
The Dutch Fort is a place not to miss when visiting Galle. The fortress has many remaining architectural buildings and structures from the Dutch colonial times. It is also the city of beaches with Galle Fort Beach, Unawatuna Beach and Jungle Beach for the beach lovers. The city also has quite a few forest reserves and sanctuaries surrounding it including the Kanneliya Forest Reserve, Sinharaja Forest Reserve and Rumassala Sanctuary etc.
Galle is also a great place for shopping with places such as the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, LUV SL ODEL, SPA Ceylon and various gems and jewelry shops.
Galle is a vivid and colorful city with a wide variety of places to visit and activities to do for all kinds of people.