10 AMAZING THINGS TO DO IN GALLE DUTCH FORT ,

SRI LANKA

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Onshore white Lighthouse is one of the most famous feature @ Galle Dutch Fort,Sri Lanka. This is a paradise for photographers.

The Galle Onshore Lighthouse was first built by the British in 1848 which is burned down in 1934. It was a 24.4 metre high (80 ft) iron lighthouse. The Lighthouse which could be seen today was built in 1939 and it is 26.5-metre high (87 ft) concrete lighthouse.

This historic  Lighthouse in Galle is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.

Read more @ wikipedia on Lighthouse,Galle.

2.National Maritime Museum,Galle

Maritime Museum was first opened to the public on 9 May 1992 and is located in a  Dutch Warehouse(in 1671) above the Old Gate of Galle Fort.

The museum suffered significant damage from the 2004 Asian tsunami.

On 4 March 2010, it was reopened as the country’s first National Maritime Archaeology Museum.

The original Dutch warehouse building was fully renovated under a special grant of Rs. 177 million from the Kingdom of the Netherland

Image Copyrights: @ Department of National Museums

3. Do Shopping @ Old Dutch Hospital

Image Source: https://www.facebook.com/GalleDutchHospital

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