Matara Fort

Local nameMatara Clock Tover
LocationMatara, Sri Lanka

The Matara Fort was built in 1560 by the Portuguese and was substantially re-built by the Dutch in 1640, following the capture of Galle. The fort, which consists of a large stone rampart, occupies the promontory, which separates the Niwala Ganga lagoon and the ocean.

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Matara Fort @ Kalpit Ashar

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Address Sri Lanka

Coordinates 5°56'40.003" N 80°32'53.841" E

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