You are here:
  1. Homepage
  2. »
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. »
  5. Southern
  6. » Galle
Sri Lanka Flag Icon

Galle Destination Guide

Delve into Galle in Sri Lanka

Galle in the region of Southern with its 93,118 residents is a city in Sri Lanka - some 67 mi or ( 108 km ) South-East of Colombo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Galle

Current time in Galle is now 09:20 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Colombo " with a UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Yakadawala, Witanegoda, Vavilihengoda, Trincomalee, and Kurunegala. While being here, make sure to check out Yakadawala . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Galle ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Day Trip to Galle, Sri Lanka

2:42 min by migrationology
Views: 4428 Rating: 5.00

Visit migrationology.com for more travel and food! After Colombo, Galle is one of the most visited destinations in Sri Lanka. It's an ancient city with quite a lot to see, do and eat. The first part o ..

Walk around Galle Fort

8:24 min by chami9539hv
Views: 4324 Rating: 3.33

Home video of the Holiday Villas team being given a tour of the Galle fort by one of the butlers from Amangalla ..


Amangalla - Galle Part 1

7:43 min by chami9539hv
Views: 2521 Rating: 5.00

Part 1 of the Amature video footage of the historic New Oriental Hotel now the luxurious Amangalla. The Holiday Villas team is being given a guided tour of the property by one of its butlers ..

Sri Lanka,ශ්රී ලංකා,Ceylon,shoe repair in Galle,ගාල්ල (01)

3:26 min by NickVenture1
Views: 2026 Rating: 5.00

Immediate Shoe repair service offered on a side walk in Galle, beside the main bus and railway station. Galle (Sinhala: ගාල්ල;Tamil: காலி) (pronounced as one syllable in English, /ˈɡɔːl/ "Gaul", and a ..


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.


Interesting facts about this location

China Garden

China Garden is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located in Southern Province. The name is believed to refer to Chinese migrant labourers who were brought to the area for agricultural work in the early 19th century by Frederick North, then the colonial Governor of Ceylon.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.03 80.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

St. Mary's Cathedral, Galle

The Cathedral of St. Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary, is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Galle. It is a landmark in the City of Galle, Sri Lanka. The cathedral was built by the Society of Jesus at the end of the 19th century. The first bishop was the Belgian Jesuit Joseph Van Reeth. The Cathedral is central and important to the Catholics of South Sri Lanka, in the Diocese of Galle. The church is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.04 80.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Province, Sri Lanka, Galle, Roman Catholic cathedrals of Sri Lanka

St. Aloysius' College (Galle)

St. Aloysius' College is one of the leading boys' schools in Southern Province of Sri Lanka. It is located in Galle, the capital city of Southern Province in Sri Lanka. The college was established in 1895 by Jesuit fathers. St. Aloysius' College is a national school, which provides primary and secondary education. The school takes the pride of producing world's one of the most renowned scientists, Late Prof. Cyril Ponnamperuma.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.04 80.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1895, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Galle

Galle International Stadium

Galle International Stadium (Sinhala: ගාල්ල ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩාංගනය) (Tamil: காலி பன்னாட்டு அரங்கம்) is a cricket stadium in Galle, Sri Lanka, situated near the Galle fort and fringed on two sides by the Indian Ocean. It is considered to be one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in the world. Before being brought up to international cricket standards, it was known as ‘The Esplanade’, and is the home ground of the Galle cricket club.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.03 80.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Province, Sri Lanka, Cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Galle, Test cricket grounds in Sri Lanka

Mahinda College

Mahinda College is a Buddhist boys' school in Galle, Sri Lanka. The school was established on March 01, 1892 by the Buddhist Theosophical Society led by Colonel Henry Steel Olcott. Today it is a national school, which provides primary and secondary education and has a reputation as one of the leading Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.05 80.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Alumni of Mahinda College, Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1892, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Galle, Schools with a Cadet Corps

Pictures


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Galle