Built inside the 17th-century Galle Forte — a UNESCO heritage site in southern Sri Lanka — Amangalla promises open-air corridors, chilled tile floors and tropical gardens.
The address dates to 1684, when it was opened as the headquarters for colonial Dutch commanders and, later, British soldiers.
In 1863, the complex took on a new life as the New Oriental Hotel — a mainstay for writers, politicians and celebrities.
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