Child Friendly, Senior Friendly
National Tea Room, Lighthouse Street, Galle
2 Hours / 0 Mins
Explore what was once the largest living sea port in Asia
Walk the grass clad ramparts that tell tales of a colonial past
Hear and see the fort through the eyes of a local resident
This is a private experience
Begin your walk from the main entrance by the old clock tower which, after climbing some stone steps, you will be stood upon. Observe the inside of this remarkable fortification, the Indian Ocean beyond and the iconic cricket ground as your host narrates to you the historic tales of its creation and threats. Stroll your way past some of the fort’s best-known landmarks. With 150 acres to explore, this tour follows a route with a comprehensive and captivating selection of facts and stories drawing from religion, history, architecture, daily life and the devastation of the 2004 Tsunami.
Instructions on getting to Location
Your host will meet you next to the National Tea Room on Lighthouse Street.
About the Host
Your host is a 4th generation resident of the Fort.
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