It is notable how Sri Lanka has gained fame for her loving heritage sites to visit and witness. Galle, a stunning city that was known as Gimhathiththa, is one of these heritage destinations where one could enjoy a moment in the paradise, Sri Lanka.

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Galle International Cricket Ground

Its fortified city built by the Portuguese, shows the interaction between European architectural styles and South Asian traditions. While it got designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it stands as the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers. Despite of being known as a historical ruin, it has been transformed into a living, thriving contemporary settlement while the fort covers 52ha with its broad, grey, granite, rampart walls. The city’s natural harbor, the National Maritime Museum, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Amangalla: the historic luxury hotel and the Galle International Stadium: one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in the world stand in pride as the other prominent landmarks in Galle while Rumassala: a large mound-like hill, the eastern barrier to the Galle harbor: highlights its natural beauty in Unawatuna. Anyone with a heart full of curiosity will surely visit the amazing city, Galle, as it’s not a stale delight but a city of hidden treasures full of eagerness.