Things to do in Galle

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    Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications

    Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications

    Ranked #1 overall in Galle things to do
    9.820 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    With its lovely lighthouse, colorful Muslim quarter surrounding an unusual mosque, well-preserved colonial architecture and fantastic ramparts overlooking the crashing waves, the Galle Fort and the Old City inside it ...

  • 2
    Dutch Fort

    Dutch Fort

    Ranked #2 overall in Galle things to do
    9.210 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFoodies

    Go later in the day or the sun is crazy hot - the fort is not that clean but interesting enough to walk around.

  • 3
    Jungle Beach

    Jungle Beach

    Ranked #4 overall in Galle things to do
    9.25 reviews
    Beach, Beach
    Popular withAdventureOutdoorsyGreen

    Jungle Beach is a small, secluded beach near Galle and Unawatuna. Although its a little bit crowded in some parts due to the beach front resort, its far less crowded ...

  • 4
    Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery

    Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery

    Ranked #3 overall in Galle things to do
    7.76 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesLuxuryStudents

    There a few turtle hatcheries in the near surrounding of Sethum villa which will make you emotional as you unleash baby turtles in to the sea.

  • 5
    Galle Cricket Stadium

    Galle Cricket Stadium

    8.01 review
    Sports, Cricket Ground
    Popular withFamilies

    You have to try to catch some cricket while you're in town! his is a good,c classic spot to see a game and local favorites get cheered on. Wear sunscreen!

  • 6
    Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari

    Hikkaduwa Lagoon Safari

    Ranked #12 overall in Galle things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Popular withGreenOutdoorsyBackpackers

    Enjoy a canoe ride through the mangroves. There's a few different options, from just simple paddling excursions to camping and fishing. It's a nice, quiet space to explore,

  • 7
    Dutch Market

    Dutch Market

    Ranked #5 overall in Galle things to do
    7.02 reviews
    Shopping, Farmers Market
    Popular withFoodies

    Atmospheric market housed under a 300-year-old columned roof. A short walk from the equally atmospheric fish market.

  • 8
    Sandagiri Wine Store

    Sandagiri Wine Store

    Ranked #6 overall in Galle things to do
    8.02 reviews

    We shop here for our wine and beer, it's expensive but best choice locally

  • 9
    Stick No Bills Flagship Poster Gallery

    Stick No Bills Flagship Poster Gallery

    Ranked #7 overall in Galle things to do
    10.01 review
    Shopping
    Popular withArtsy

    Some lovely vintage tourism posters but also work by more contemporary poster artists. Nice little stop for a not totally lame souvenir.

  • 10
    Galle Maritime Museum

    Galle Maritime Museum

    Ranked #8 overall in Galle things to do
    6.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistory

    This museum and its twin the Maritime Archaeological Museum, in the enormous Dutch warehouse on the NE side of the Fort, are an exercise is disappointment. Don't waste your time.

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