Dutch Fort, Negombo

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  • There is hardly anything there other than a stone structure which housed the bell, on the top of a small hill. Apparently fort has been converted to prison. This place should be visited if you have dr...  more »
  • The original fort was built by the Portuguese in 1640 but it was taken by the Dutch in 1672 but nowadays it is the prison so it is impossible to gain access unless you are incarcerated. However you ca...  more »
  • Sadly, as others have commented, there isn't a great deal to see now. The main gate , as was, is undergoing renovation and the you go though to a courtyard for want of a better description, where grou...  more »
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  • Awesome. Great location for photography.
  • This stone gate is the only remnants of ruwanwella dutch fort. Ruwanwella police station is situated there
  • This is a Dutch Fort on the ancient route to Kandy from Colombo via Seethawaka territory. Still there are landmarks on the land and stone wall protecting the area. Now the Ruwanwella police station is situated on this land.
  • there is a neraby police station
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