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Address: Church Street | Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka


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quite old & seem lack of maintenance

quite big & old but seem lack of maintenance. however, keeping it raw & yellow colour that was still beautiful enough. the red rooster also attractive.

Reviewed 4 February 2017
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

quite big & old but seem lack of maintenance. however, keeping it raw & yellow colour that was still beautiful enough. the red rooster also attractive.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Very interesting historical building. Even more so as the building is still in use today. Plenty of shops and restaurants in the vicinity so take a nice casual stroll around the area and enjoy a nice break.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2014

A lovely Dutch building but not much to see here. Nice to take photos of but don't plan to be here long!

1 Thank Valerie C
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

An excellent example of dutch colonial architecture, look out for the coats of arms on a number of the buildings inside the fort, The only thing thats missing from Fort Galle is a proper tourist map which lays out all their is to see inside the fort walls.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013

The Dutch Commandeur's residence or Government House is right opposite the Old Post Office or the Dutch Church. Over the doorway is the date 1683, and the cockerel crest of Galle. I have had breakfast at the hotel about 10 years ago, with its period features, including a grand staircase & high ceilings. But it has been abandoned for many... More 

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