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National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka, Colombo
(1/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The Zoo has to visit many animals. The price with 2500 SR is relatively high. The declarations of the reviews or the previous reviews are what will light me up not quite. The Zoo in Mount LAVINA differs only minimally from German zoos. Also in Europe animals are not humanely kept at the Zoo, as well? A Bengal tiger as an example, cannot be in a confined space in any Zoo it was humanely in Asia or Europe will be held. A visit to the Zoo is always connected with animal suffering and joy of the people.
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  • This years marks its 80th year and it sure looks it. Not much of the foreigner entrance fee (Rs. 2,500) finds its way back into development. Like with all zoos, better to arrive morning or afternoon t...  more »
  • Its heart rending to say that the current state of the zoo is in very poor condition.The cleanliness and hygiene is very low.And theres not much of animals to be seen at present. Even the ones remaini...  more »