Galle, Sri Lanka is another famous tourist destination. The historically valuable city resides in the southwestern tip, of Sri Lanka. It is just 119 Km away from Colombo, and will only take 1 hour to travel from Colombo by southern expressway. This city is a world heritage site named by Unesco. The Galle city is a fortified city, Means a town inside a fortress. Initially built in the 16th century by the Portuguese and then fully developed by the end of 18th century. This city is a great place to see a mix of European architectural designs combined with south Asian traditions. This ancient city and the surrounding is full of beauty and activities. Around the year the Small waves of the beaches make it a better and safe place for the beginners to go surfing. Also, there are several diving schools around Galle city. Unawatuna diving centre is one of the most popular and located just 5 Km away from the city. You can easily find hundreds of homestays and low budget accommodations while the city also caters the high luxury stays with 5 Star hotels. The food variation is impressive. Thousands of different dishes of sea-foods and other authentic Sri Lankan food items will bring you an unforgettable life experience.
Things to do at Galle
- Walk around the old city
- Visit the National Maritime Museum
- Visit Dutch Reformed Church built in 1640
- Whale watching and deep-sea boat safari
- Unawatuna Bay – One of the best beaches in Sri Lanka for, safe swimming and snorkelling. Nightlife and beach parties
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Sports & nature
Galle and Unawatuna beaches are great places to have fun with water sports.
- Whale watching
- Surfing and jetski are most popular among the tourist.
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