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Lighthouse - Galle - Sri Lanka
Lighthouse - Galle - Sri Lanka
Lighthouse - Galle
ūüďć Sri Lanka
Galle Lighthouse, also known as Pointe De Galle Light, is a must-visit landmark and popular photography spot in the charming city of Galle, Sri Lanka. Built in 1938, this iconic white and red striped lighthouse stands tall at 26.5 meters, offering panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and the city's stunning coastline.

Located at the southernmost point of Galle Fort, the lighthouse is easily accessible by foot and makes for a perfect stop during a leisurely stroll around the fort walls. As you approach the lighthouse, you'll be greeted by the refreshing sea breeze and the sound of crashing waves, making it a photographer's paradise. Make sure to climb the spiral staircase inside for a small fee and reach the top for breathtaking 360-degree views. On a clear day, you can spot the Galle Harbor, fishing boats, and even have a glimpse of the neighboring town of Unawatuna. Aside from being a great spot for photography, the Galle Lighthouse is also a great place to learn about its history and enjoy the surrounding beauty of the fort. Don't forget to bring your camera and capture the lighthouse's unique architecture and mesmerizing sunset views. During your visit, you can also explore the Galle Fort area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its charming cobblestone streets lined with colonial buildings, boutique shops, and quaint cafes. This picturesque area is also a great place to try some delicious local food and shop for souvenirs. Galle Lighthouse is open throughout the day, but it truly comes alive during sunset when the sky turns into a vibrant canvas of colors. So, take your time, enjoy the stunning views, and make sure to visit this iconic spot during your trip to Galle, Sri Lanka.

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