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Galle is a seaside town in Sri Lanka with narrow alleys, charming boutique hotels, and quaint shops. Aside from that, it’s also rich with history and home to 16th century structures, ancient religious sites, grand mansions, and stunning beaches. Spend your days in Galle visiting important Dutch-colonial landmarks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or simply lounge around by the beaches. Visit the famous turtle hatchery, Kalutara Bodhiya Buddhist Temple, Pigeon Island, Dondra Head Lighthouse, and the Shrine of Our Lady of Matara.

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About Galle

Galle is a seaside town in Sri Lanka with narrow alleys, charming boutique hotels, and quaint shops. Aside from that, it’s also rich with history and home to 16th century structures, ancient religious sites, grand mansions, and stunning beaches.


Spend your days in Galle visiting important Dutch-colonial landmarks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or simply lounge around by the beaches. Visit the famous turtle hatchery, Kalutara Bodhiya Buddhist Temple, Pigeon Island, Dondra Head Lighthouse, and the Shrine of Our Lady of Matara.

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  • JAN - DEC
    31° 23°

General info

  • Time Zone
    GMT +05:30

  • Currency
    Sri Lankan Rupee

    1USD = 196.50LKR

  • Best time to visit
    • JAN

      Galle Literary Festival

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