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Address: Church Street | Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Dutch Government House

Very interesting historical building. Even more so as the building is still in use today. Plenty of shops and restaurants in the vicinity so take a nice casual stroll around the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2015
DJBoxall
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Very interesting historical building. Even more so as the building is still in use today. Plenty of shops and restaurants in the vicinity so take a nice casual stroll around the area and enjoy a nice break.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

A lovely Dutch building but not much to see here. Nice to take photos of but don't plan to be here long!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013

An excellent example of dutch colonial architecture, look out for the coats of arms on a number of the buildings inside the fort, The only thing thats missing from Fort Galle is a proper tourist map which lays out all their is to see inside the fort walls.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

The Dutch Commandeur's residence or Government House is right opposite the Old Post Office or the Dutch Church. Over the doorway is the date 1683, and the cockerel crest of Galle. I have had breakfast at the hotel about 10 years ago, with its period features, including a grand staircase & high ceilings. But it has been abandoned for many... More 

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