Set out to explore of the UNESCO Heritage sites in the south, the historic Galle Fort. This 17th century Dutch Fort, which is perched on a promontory, was originally built by the Portuguese and is the best-preserved fort in Sri Lanka. A guided walk around the ramparts offers a fascinating insight into the quaint walled town with its maze of narrow streets, fine collection of buildings and diverse architectural styles dating back through the centuries. Admire the ancient churches, the lighthouse, and the great warehouse (presently housing the National Maritime Museum). Your guide will share some interesting stories of the Fort and its ancient times.