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Tangalle is a large town in Hambantota District, Southern Province Sri Lanka. Tangalle is a regionally important fishing port, situated on one of the largest bays in Sri Lanka, which is protected from the ocean by an enclosing reef. Tangalla is the gateway to the wide-open spaces and wide-open beaches of southeast Sri Lanka.Tangalle has a small Dutch Fort which is used as a prison now. Tangalle has some of the most beautiful un-crowded beaches in the island from Pallikkudawa to the famous pigeon bay with a small rocky islet off to a side to which one could walk over, where on one side a reef guards a rock pool with a myriad of marine life. The surf breaks here with the sound of gunfire at times and a little further off is the fisheries harbour of Tangalle where deep sea fishing vessels anchor.