National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka, Colombo

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View an extensive display of wildlife at National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka, home to 3,000 individual animals representing 310 different species. The 10 hectare (24 acre) grounds promote the animals' well-being, with dense tree coverage and well-maintained landscapes. Get up close to mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, and marine invertebrates, and take in one of a number of shows, including elephant and sea lion performances as well as an education program for chimps. By using our Colombo itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka and other attractions in Colombo.
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  • August 17, 2017
    We enjoyed finding out animals that we don't usually see. The site is large, airy with plenty of shade. However it would need to be improved and refreshed. It degrades greatly. Children are always happy and do not seem disturbed by the lack of maintenance. Enjoy your visit
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  • August 1, 2017
    Love hanging out there with children. Zoo restored and expanded. And of course don't miss the elephant weight show, no matter how many times go, it never repeats itself!
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  • July 22, 2017
    National Zoological garden located in Dehiwala was founded in 1936, one of the oldest zoo in Asia. It is home to remarkable collection of exotic and native fauna in purpose of support and promote cons...  more »

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