Galle

Welcome to Galle

Galle is a city on the southwest coast of the UNESCO world heritage Site in Sri Lanka. It’s known for Galle Fort, the fortified old city founded by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century. Stone sea walls, expanded by the Dutch, encircle car-free streets with architecture reflecting Portuguese, Dutch and British rule. Notable buildings include the 18th-century Dutch Reformed Church. Galle Lighthouse stands on the fort.

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BIRD SANCTUARY

BUNDALA NATIONAL PARK

Bundala National Park consists of brackish water lagoons and hosts approximately 197 species of birds including cormorants, grey herons, waterfowls, painted storks, Eurasian spoonbills and black-necked storks. The park is just 15 km to the east from Hambantotayle Set command. Both the ...

ETA - Visa

Welcome to the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA)

Welcome to the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) official website of the Department of Immigration & Emigration (DI&E) of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.For a Short Visit to Sri Lanka, (For more info…) travelers should obtain ...