GALLE & GALLE FORT
Galle is a historical city with the world heritage site. There are trading port blessed with imposing Dutch colonial building , ancient mosques , Churches grand mansions & Museums.
Galle is the vest example of a fortified city built by Europeans in south and south east Asia. It was first colonized by the Portuguese and in the early 17 century Dutch took over. It is rich with most enchanting destinations.
Galle fort is a unique exposition of an urban assemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture & south Asia traditions. Also the part of fort was converted into the new oriental hotel, becoming the Amangalla in 2005 and there are variety of beach towns(Unawatuna).
Galle is district in southern province and 116Km away from Colombo.