Batticaloa Fort, Batticaloa

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  • August 18, 2017
    This ancient Fort built by the dutch conquorers in 1682 is soon disappearing. This historical landmark currently houses the government's district offices, and therefore very poorly maintained. It is s...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    A visit without great interest, notably to the inside, but the turn of the ramparts (10 min walk) offers a nice perspective on the lagoon. The site was renovated in 2014 but it's not very maintained. The fort has more style seen from afar. To see it as the market of Batticaloa and make the ride by bicycle
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  • August 14, 2017
    Stroll around the building now used as government admin. Access the upper walls via a set of stairs and walk around the top  more »

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