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Clock Tower

Rampart Street | Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 72 649 3265
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Rampart Street | Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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+94 72 649 3265
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The clock tower is landmark of Galle. It is situated hardly 200 metres from Galle Railway Station and Bus stand. It is located inside Galle fort and provide amazing view of Galle cricket stadium which is located on the other side of road. One can...More

Thank Prameet G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This clock tower is one of the iconic landmarks of Galle City. The clock tower is basic, nothing special but the view from this clock nothing is so spectacular that it will take your breath away. Nevertheless, this iconic structure is absolutely well-preserved.

Thank Concierge3725
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This lovely old clock tower is visible from outside Galle Fort. It is a great landmark and near the old guardrooms. This and the old lighthouse are probably the two most famous structures in Galle Fort. It was built by the Galle people in memory...More

Thank LadyPavlova
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The fort was first built bu Dutch who ruled the coastal area of Sri Lanka in 17 th century . Then the fort was maintained by British. The clock tower has a big history of centuries.

Thank Pasan M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

As with the lighthouse this is another well preserved building but nothing to write home about. When here you should go see it (mostly to get up and enjoy the view).

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Our driver stopped here as we were touring through downtown, the fort, etc. it didn't "wow" me but it was worth visiting.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is also another landmark of Galle Fort which is very much visible from the main road due to its height

Thank mythili_rm19
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Useful landmark at Galle Fort, but not much more to get excited about. If I'm not mistaken, the clock was showing the incorrect time when I visited!

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 12 March 2017

For those seeking the Fort you simply have to lookout for the clock tower which seems in great condition.

Thank Pablo17
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Clock Tower is located just within the walls of Galle Fort overlooking the new town and the International Cricket Ground. This landmark is some four storeys high but one can't go inside. There are statues around the base and it sets a historic scene...More

Thank shark939
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