Galle



Galle Tourism Attractions:

 

                                        Srilanka is an Island nation home to many a wonders and Galle is one among them. Being an Island, rich water bodies cover most of Srilanka and certainly they offer a pleasant and beautiful atmosphere for honeymooners and sight seers. 

 

 

                                                           Galle is located at the Southern province of Srilanka. The whole city is termed the capital city of Southern province and it has a heritage site to its name. Ancient architectures are sure to arouse the minds of any travellers who visit Galle. The southwestern tip of Srilanka has a lot of fascinations to its name. Situated at a distance of 199 Kms from the capital city, Galle has a fortified city and a fort renowned all over the world. Beautiful scenes fill Galle and it is such an interesting location to spend a vacation. 



How to Reach Galle:

 

 


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                                                                  We can reach Galle by Air, Sea, Rail and Road. Galle is easy to reach and is connected to Colombo and Matara via railways. Part of UNESCO’s heritage site is in Galle. Featuring a tropical climate, Galle can rarely be seen in a dry form. A temperature of 25 degrees is maintained throughout the year. The most important tourist destinations in Galle include the majestic forts and stone works. Galle also enjoys fourth position when it comes to largest cities of Srilanka. With a population of nearly a lakh, Galle shares a culture which mixes modernity in tradition. 

By Air:


 
The Bandaranaike International terminal is the nearest airport to Galle. Situated about 130 Kms from Galle, the airport is located in Katunayake. The domestic airports are at a distance of 200 to 600 Kms from Galle and the nearest one is Ratmalana Airport located 92 Kms from Galle.




By Sea:

 


Galle is an International sea port in Srilanka. This is one of the major hubs to connect important ports across the world. This must be a different and memorable experience for all travelers around the world……

 

 

 

 

By Rail: 

 


Colombo is the nearest railway station to Galle. Express passenger trains are there between major stations and reachability is not much of a problem. These trains travel between Maradana station located in Colombo and Hikkaduwa. The Railway station is artistically decorated to provide an aesthetic look. 




By Road:

 
Colombo, Matara and Unawatuna are the nearest locations to Galle reachable by bus. When you reach Galle, you will be able to find a lot of local buses and cabs which transport you to and from forts and other sights. The bus station is located near the center of Galle, just next to the Cricket stadium. Three wheeled rickshaws ply between Colombo and other major cities of Srilanka. There is not much of a need to use a rickshaw to cover the epic forts and other areas of Galle but it reduces the distance covered by legs as the sunny days can really sweat you out.

                                                                                                
 The most amazing moment in Galle is the vibrancy of the commercial districts that you find on reaching Galle and the next moment you see the traditional Dutch colonial lifestyle. The moment you pass through one of the gates belonging to the fort may change your thoughts about Galle. The whole place is busy with administration and offices pushing tourism to the back seat. But nevertheless, it is such a nice place to have a visit. With us, you explore the destination to the fullest.

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