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Portuguese and Dutch Interventions at Galle Fort

1543 – 1796 The constant adaptation of a living urban heritage site  In the town of Galle on the southernmost shores of Sri Lanka sits the “Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications”, or Galle Fort colloquially, extending over 52 hectares in area. Originally built as a garrison town in the 1500’s and designated a UNESCO […]

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