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Address: Rampart Street | Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 604 3599
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Private Day Tour: Coastal Ride to Galle from Colombo

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Very Beautiful Place

We took tuk tuk from Unawatuna and went to Galle fort (half day trip) Its a very beautiful place with Dutch taste We couldnt enter the light house i dont know if its permenantly... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The light house was so beautiful and the structure of the galle fort was awesome and the area was so friendly

Thank Joshua G
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took tuk tuk from Unawatuna and went to Galle fort (half day trip) Its a very beautiful place with Dutch taste We couldnt enter the light house i dont know if its permenantly not allowed or just that day which we were been there!!! You can take plenty of beautiful photos and have a yummy food at Galle fort... More 

Thank Lenoog
Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's an old and historical lighthouse located on a small cliff , with many restaurants and shops nearby , it's a nice place to visit while touring galle fort.

Thank Yucef-GB
Uttar Kashi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Obviously this is someplace to enjoy at night. In fact, the whole fort is best seen in the cool of the evening. The lighthouse is visible from many of the hotels and restaurants in the fort.

Thank atmananda
Lomma, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse is more of a landmark here i guess... Not much to see or do here. The viewpoint is nice and you can but wooden elephants close by... Not that fun nor interesting.

Thank Marcus N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a famous landmark of Galle fortifications which still guides the ships nearby. It's a tall structure on a little cliff. The public is not allowed inside. There is a small beach behind, the only beach in Galle fort. There are a lot of shops and restaurants nearby.

Thank BalkrishnaShroff
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A historical place with great views and a lovely beach, this light house still works and has been maintained well. Very important to watch over youngsters because this structure is build over a wall which looks like a cliff. Please watch your step.

Thank Alireza79
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magical place in the evening to see this old lighthouse still warning ships of danger from the reef close by the shores.

Thank Adrian L
Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a great place to stop for a few stunning photos. It doesn't take long at this stop as there isn't much else to do here.

Thank dixiepeach
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is located in the tip of Galle fort . It is a tall structure on a slightly elevated place and a famous landmark of Galle

Thank mythili_rm19

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