Galle’s history dates from the 13th century, possibly much earlier, but it became the island's chief port during the period of the Portuguese rule. Under Dutch rule, it was the island capital until 1656, when it was replaced by Colombo.The city is known for its status as a world heritage site and some of its most popular attraction sites include; Galle Dutch Fort, Galle National Museum, Unawatuna Beach, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Galle Fort Clock Tower and several others.
Galle’s UNESCO listed attractions can be visited on sightseeing tours in the city and visitors can visit and explore historical grounds for ancient Chinese artefacts and other amusing sites on cultural and historical tours. On walking and biking tours in the city, visitors will enjoy spectacular views of the city as they tour through the best city pathways and will enjoy other unique experiences on the city’s stunning water bodies with shore excursions and boat cruises as well as several exciting water sports.
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