Galle Fort

The Galle Fort, a landmark in Sri Lanka’s Southern Coast is a must-see attraction owing to its distinguishing local character. It is considered a living museum showcasing the Dutch colonial rule and has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can witness the unique Dutch architecture well-preserved for generations, and can also pay a visit to the former Dutch warehouse building which now houses the National Maritime Museum. If you are staying at one of the Mirissa resorts Sri Lanka such as Mandara Resort, Galle Fort is just few minutes away and can make a great half day excursion.