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Located on the southwestern tip, Galle is one of the most important cities of Sri Lanka. It is located at a distance of 119km from Colombo, the capital and happens to be the fifth largest city in Sri Lanka.
A fantastic specimen of a fortified city, Galle also happens to be the largest fort in Asia that was constructed under European occupation. It was originally called Gimhathitha which translates to 'port near the river Gin'