Nederlands Dutch. To make the most out of a visit to Galle in Sri Lanka , first you need to know a bit more about Sri Lankan history:. The Portuguese arrived on the island nation of Sri Lanka back in This name lasted through its independence in and up until when it became Sri Lanka. Galle Fort was first built in by the Portuguese and further fortified by the Dutch in the years after. It prevented attacks from colonial competitors both from the sea as the land.
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Choose your preferred language. We speak English and 42 other languages. This neighbourhood is a great choice for travellers interested in food, relaxation and friendly locals — Check location 2, Galle Road, Kollupitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka — This neighbourhood is a great choice for travellers interested in food, relaxation and friendly locals — Check location Excellent location - show map.