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One cannot enter the building (or at least the day we got there - 24th December). You can view it from outside - it's hard to miss, located opposite the Old Post Office / Church. Good for photo-ops! Lots of eateries nearby so go for...More
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.
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...More
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...More