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Galle Face Green

Galle Face green is a best area to witness a marvelous sun set over Sri Lanka. The area was initially put to plan by Governor Sir Henry George Ward in 1859. The Galle Face Green was initially used for horse racing and as a golf course, but was also used for cricket, fly kites, enjoy a nice walk along the green. This is the start of the Galle road from Colombo. You may see the the Galle Face Hotel and The Kingsbury Hotel on either side, and also see the Hotel Taj Samudra on the land side. At the end of the green lies the magnificent Galle face hotel. Walking towards Fort you may see Old Parliament Building, Hotel Galadari and World Trade Centre.


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