If you have been an avid browser of Sri Lankan tourism, this location needs no exaggeration as Dutch built Fort in Galle the Southern capital of Sri Lanka, is globally reputed and a UNESCO heritage site. Out many buildings and landmarks that make the Fort unique is this hotel built within. It has its own line of reputed history in that, the building was the mansion of a former Gem tycoon and later the barracks of the Royal Air Force. It has been also a Post Office, used by a Bakery and also a gem polishing centre (lapidary).
Its broad and wide outer area was even used as a playing arena for juvenile cricketers. Cricket rises to a fever pitch in Galle, when International tournaments are played in her Test venue. And now the Galle Fort Hotel stands to accommodate history and culture lovers form all over the world affording one-of-kind luxury location and of course the delicacies of the local and western cuisine. Breeze and beauty blend and beset the mind and body with an experience of a lifetime.
During the stay, it is only a hop-step-and-a-jump to places of historic and cultural importance and also one could mingle with men, women and kids of pleasant disposition wherever the feet trod.
Address: 28 Church St, Galle