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What are some fascinating facts about Galle Dutch Fort?

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Mention a few facts. 

Posted : June 13, 2023 8:25 am
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Here are some fascinating facts about Galle Dutch Fort:

- The fort was originally built by the Portuguese in the 16th century to defend Galle¹.
- The fort has a multi-ethnic and multi-religious population¹.
- The fort was reinforced by the Dutch in the 17th century⁴.
- The fort was handed over to the English by Dutch in 1796, one week after the surrender of Colombo⁴.
- The fort has been beautifully preserved and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988².

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(1) 10 Interesting Galle Dutch Fort Facts | Isolated Traveller. https://www.isolatedtraveller.com/10-interesting-galle-dutch-fort-facts/
(2) Top 10 Fascinating Facts about Galle Dutch Fort, Sri Lanka. https://www.discoverwalks.com/blog/sri-lanka/top-10-fascinating-facts-about-galle-dutch-fort-sri-lanka/
(3) The Hidden Mystery Behind Galle and it’s Dutch Fort. http://yourtrip.com.au/the-hidden-mystery-behind-galle-and-its-dutch-fort/
(4) Galle Fort of Sri Lanka | AmazingLanka.com. https://amazinglanka.com/wp/galle-fort/
(5) Galle Fort - Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galle_Fort

Posted : June 13, 2023 8:27 am

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