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Popham's Arboretum, Dambulla

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  • We are welcomed by a trainee, mere presence on-site. He only speaks English. It comes with us to visit. We have only very rarely heard the sound of his voice for platitudes. We have seen no animal nor any explanation on the plants. We left eaten by mosquitoes by paying 1,000 rupees per person, plus the "guide". Better go around 5 pm in our view and making sure to have a good guide.
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  • We had read wonderful reviews about this place and decided to check it out one rainy afternoon. Mr. Jayantha Amarsinghe provided us with some insights into the history and purpose of the place. We too...  more »
  • It is a wonderful place to relax and cool down after the arduous climb to the rock paintings and the temple. Take a picnic and enjoy the peace.  more »
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  • Beautiful man made forest. Trees neatly labeled. The caretaker was a knowledgeable man and took us around the beautiful forest, explaining the creation and maintenance of this space. Worth a visit. Sighting of the slow loris is the specialty of this place. There is accommodation as well
  • This is a garden created by an ENGLISHMAN