Date: Saturday, January 14 2017.
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
Location: Galle Fort, Galle.
This excursion departs from Amangalla Hotel in Galle Fort at 9:00 a.m.
Walk through the Galle Fort with well- known architect Channa Daswatte, to look at the stylistic variety of Sri Lankan architecture from the 17th to the 20th Century.
The Galle Fort, for various historical and social reasons, has managed to preserve an extraordinary range of architecture that represents most of the architectural styles of the last half of the millennium.
The walk will follow a series of landmark buildings that embody the stylistic features of the various periods in Sri Lankan architectural history from Baroque, Classical, Gothic, Victorian, Edwardian, Indigenous Decorative, Art Deco, Mid-century Modern and the 20th Century eclectic styles.
Participant: Channa Daswatte.