Galle is a destination that seems to invade the mind first when many people think of Sri Lanka. Here are a few of the most visited places that you ought to see if you happen to be holidaying on the southern coast.
The main attraction in Galle is of course The Dutch Fort which is one of the oldest monuments of the colonial period on the island. It is a vast place and definitely worth exploring.
Dutch Reformed Church
This is a structure that is also built to colonial style and is one of the best places to explore the architecture of early times.
Japanese Peace Pagoda
If you are looking for a place to find peace and tranquillity, the Japanese Peace Pagoda is definitely the attraction you should be visiting.
The Sea Turtle Hatchery
Located not far away from Galle is a turtle hatchery where the creatures are rescued and treated and then released into the sea again. It is one of the most wonderful things to do in Galle.
The Galle Lighthouse is situated within the Galle Fort and looks out towards the vast ocean. It certainly is an eye-catching monument.