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Foreigners made to pay to enter Sri Lanka’s Galle Fort

Nov 10, Colombo: The Galle Heritage Foundation has decided to charge an entrance fee from the foreigners who visit the historic Dutch Galle Fort.

The Foundation has decided to request foreigners to pay Rs. 500 each to enter the UNESCO world heritage site on Sri Lanka’s southern coast.

The Foundation has said that there are much needed development work to be carried out to maintain the historical site.

Head of the Galle Heritage Foundation, Parakrama Dahanayake has said that the decision had been made to maintain the heritage site since Galle area is being made a tourism zone and foreigners have shown great interest in the ancient religious places inside the Fort.

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Category: Galle