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Clock Tower, Galle

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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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  • Don't be afraid to climb up the wall: the views are great, you'll never regret spending time hanging around there. 
  • so crowded although it was beautiful place. i went there again at 5pm something, that was less people & getting beautiful sunset at nearly bastion. that was great 
  • One of the largest buildings in Asia European colonizers. More than 40 m in height. Originally served as a beacon. Watch in medieval style.
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