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“Dutch Market is a must see when passing through Galle”
13 Sep 2018
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Main street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If vegetable and fruit markets are your thing, Dutch Market is a classic in abundance of tasty, colorful fruits. This market provides countless photo opportunities parlayed with a good healthy, reasonable lunch. The Dutch Market is a hub for Galle activity. To the west is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ralph T
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The main attraction is the old styled tiled building housing this market. This is an all in all market, where you get vegetables, meats and fruits all together. The main product is the salted fish which is available in plenty and you can see big...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank StevenP3423
Reviewed 9 March 2018

If you are out and about in the area the locals will point you in the direction of this local market, worth a look if passing but mainly just fruit and vegetables and fish. Nice to see all the local fresh produce at such low...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Kep70
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This is just a market area nothing touristy about.You can skip this area not worth looking for this area.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This is disappointing considering the hype! Ministry of crab saved us from a complete washout! Great restaurant!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ndolaboy
Reviewed 4 February 2017

actually, i don't know where is the exactly location of it. i take along the side side & walk escape the old fort. reach local fish market first. that is full of local people & fish. not bad. and then, take more 1x min, reach...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank iamface
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Usual under cover market, where you can buy fresh local produce. You can hunt some fresh exotic Sri Lankan fruits - durian, woodapple, soursop, mangosteen and rambutan! Super yummy. Apparently, after tsunami, the market building has been restored with some help of the German BASF,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 1 August 2015

After the tsunami the market building has been restored with money from German BASF. It is probably again as it has looked since the Dutch built it, but it has nothing special. Fruit stalls in a stone environment

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ortwin
Reviewed 20 February 2014

This market is located in the main street next to the Bodhi temple GPS N06 02.123 E060 13.199 It is a long covered market selling fresh fruit & veg. The produce is very colourful and well displayed and makes for great photo opportunities. It has...More

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank The_Miri_Epicure
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