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Clock Tower, Galle

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Historic Site
When exploring the fort, stop for a moment to admire the incredible architecture of Clock Tower. The people of Galle paid to build the tower in memory of Doctor Peter Daniel Anthonisz, a prominent local surgeon renowned for his humanitarian work. This landmark overlooks the former guard room, known as the "Moon Bastion," and stands out as a prominent feature of the city's historical fort. Hire a guide to gain an insight into some local stories surrounding the landmark. By using our Galle family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Clock Tower and other attractions in Galle.
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  • As with the lighthouse this is another well preserved building but nothing to write home about. When here you should go see it (mostly to get up and enjoy the view).  more »
  • Our driver stopped here as we were touring through downtown, the fort, etc. it didn't "wow" me but it was worth visiting.  more »
  • This is also another landmark of Galle Fort which is very much visible from the main road due to its height  more »