Galle Fort Clock Tower, Galle

When exploring the fort, stop for a moment to admire the incredible architecture of Galle Fort Clock Tower. The people of Galle paid to build the tower in memory of Doctor Peter Daniel Anthonisz, a prominent local surgeon renowned for his humanitarian work. This landmark overlooks the former guard room, known as the "Moon Bastion," and stands out as a prominent feature of the city's historical fort. Hire a guide to gain an insight into some local stories surrounding the landmark. Put Galle Fort Clock Tower into our Galle holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Galle.
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  • If you do the walk around the fort walls you can't help but come to this section. It is very interesting and some good photo opportunities as well.  more »
  • It was hot and late and we were tired, so we only say it briefly from the tuk-tuk, but it seems a lovely spot in Galle  more »
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  • The Fort is really nice. Grab a cold beer in town at the wine shop, open till 21. less than half of the price then in the bars in the fort (250rps vs 550). Put it in a bag and enjoy a beautiful low cost sunset ;)
  • What a stunning location. Old architecture, sprawling views of the sea and a great place to catch sunsets. The long walking paths by the sea are a great way to see the place.
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