Kalutara Fort – An Iconic structure

Renowned for its historical significance and the natural beauty Kalutara is a popular tourist destination in Sri Lanka. One of the historically significant places that existed here is the Kalutara fort. Read on to know more about this iconic structure.   History Kalutara was one of the first cities in Sri Lanka that was captured…

Hidden treasures of Northern Sri Lanka – The Spirit of Jaffna

Go forth and discover the sultry beauty of Sri Lanka’s untouched northern region: a land scarred by decades of war, which has still managed to retain its enduring spirit and hopes for a better future. Explore the Jaffna Fort The Jaffna Fort was initially built in the year 1681 by the Portuguese and was later…

Abu Dhabi’s Oldest Building – A Historic Icon!

Also known as the white Fort, Qasr al Hosn is one of the oldest stone buildings located in the capital of UAE and a treasured site in Abu Dhabi. Read on to know more about this historical site. History The white fort or the Qasr al Hosn is a fort built that was constructed in…

The Negombo Dutch Fort – A Little Slice of History

If you are a person who is fascinated by historical buildings and ancient architecture, the Negombo Dutch Fort should be on your bucket list of places to visit on your trip to Sri Lanka. Overview Located close to the oceanfront near the lagoon mouth of Negombo lies the ruins of an ancient building that is…

Fort Saint George – An Important Cultural Landmark…

Fort Saint George is one of Chennai’s most important cultural and political landmarks, harking back to the colonial times of the British Raj. History Built in the 17th century, Fort Saint George was Colonial Britain’s first bastion in India. It was also the East India Company’s foremost settlement as well up till 1774. Today the…