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Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya

(4.6/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web)
If you’re a nature lover, don’t miss the chance to take a stroll through Royal Botanical Gardens, the largest botanical gardens in Sri Lanka, boasting more than 4000 different plant species. Established in 1843, the gardens sprawl over 60 ha (147 ac) and house countless local plants, as well as an array of interesting specimens from around the world. Admire the massive fig tree, over 100 years old, the giant bamboo plants, a colorful collection of orchids, and numerous other fascinating trees and flowers. Plan to visit Royal Botanical Gardens and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Peradeniya attractions using our Peradeniya holiday planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • A perfect place not only for lovers of Botany tours, but also for outdoor recreation. Even on a cursory examination of the need for several hours, be aware of this fact before the trip (the Park closes in 17 local time).
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  • It is a large park, very quiet and very alive both with children of the écoles(en uniforme) in large numbers. The plants originate from all over the world and this is the opportunity to be flown over by hundreds of big bats in daylight. A still larger number is "nestled" in pink dominant trees. It's pretty but beware, these beasts, it's also poop and they stick well...
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  • We visited this park in March 2017. Even though we are not special plant lovers, this trip could fascinate us. What a diversity of flowers, plants and trees. Completely different than what we have in Europe. It is also quite large which gives you a quiet feel, even on the busy weekend day. Also nice to see that there are so many animals, birds, monkeys, squirrels.
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  • Very nice botanical park.A large space. The garden is a conservatory.A lovely walk.
  • A must go place if you are visiting Kandy. Said to be one of the Best in the Whole of South Asia. Dining Facilities available inside. No Vehicles allowed.
  • Lovely place. Very good botanical garden.
  • better garden in sri lanka
  • Superb bamboos, bit expensive for foreign visitors.