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This place has historical background and lots of stories, without knowing its background its useless trip.
expect old wales and prison, and good view of Galle port and rumaswala mountain.
before you visit I suggest vist archaeological office and museum, also National Maritime Museum few...More
Our Lonely Planet guidebook suggested including the Zwart Bastion (Black Fort) as part of a self-guided walking tour. However, despite our best efforts, you cannot get into it unless you are willing to trespass!
We gave up and instead retraced our steps to the shady...More
Dont get too excited by the black fort, nothing to look at apart from some run down police buildings and a pile of trash. Some work has to be done here, but if you look closely you will see some of the old masonry from...More
The last vestige of the Portuguese settlement is tiny so make sure you get a map of Galle Fort to appreciate it and everything the Fort has to offer - so many nooks and crannies to explore. The Gallery at Fort Printers or the Serendipity...More
The oldest bastion built by the Portuguese, known as Zwart Bastion, meaning Black Bastion/ Fort. The place was so named as it was covered in smoke most of the time with the firing of guns and cannons! It is said to have been built between...More