02 Apr Galle
Galle Fort Wall
Galle Fort stands surrounded by a strong wall with existing stronghold bastions, and within the walls, you will find a maze of narrow roads lined with small houses, restaurants, shops, villas, boutique hotels, museums and beautiful churches. Don’t miss the magnificent clock tower located on what was once the guardroom, overlooking the central Moon Bastion and Galle Cricket Stadium.
Take a walk around the Galle Fort Wall and view the old colonial town and beautiful views of the city and the sea.
The Galle Lighthouse (also known as Pointe de Galle Light) is Sri Lanka’s oldest light station, constructed in 1939.
Located at the Point Utrecht Bastion, the lighthouse towers 87 feet at the cape’s southern end.
Watch a Cricket Match
Cricket is synonymous with Sri Lanka – as it’s their national sport. Galle International Stadium, situated near Galle Fort, is a place where you can enjoy many great international and domestic fixtures. If you visit the Galle Fort Clock Tower, you will have a fantastic view of the cricket stadium.
A great place to spend the day in the South.
Where To Stay
Galle is a popular tourist destination with a blend of architectural styles from past and present and combines a rich mix of culture and religion. A great place to spend the day in the South.