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This is a few km out of Kandy but well worth a couple of hours. Its quite large but is beautifully kept, very well laid our and plants well signed. A family of monkeys can be seen near the palm trees beyond the lake; many...More
Botanists will love this vast garden paradise, as it's filled with a diverse and well organized garden.
Most of the locals visiting here come as couples, seeking benches and shade for romance.
So if you're a tourist with deep interest in plants, you'll find a...More
Our (Sri Lankan) tour guide used these gardens as a lunch stop: unbelievable ignorance. I went hungry and went on a very fast hour's walk around the periphery and wow, was it worth every minute. Their map plus frequent helpful signposts reassured me that I'd...More
We were not much impressed by the Botanical Gardens, which we found to be not much more than just a nice, quiet park. We spent no more than half an hour there, then a bit more time in a cute Laksala shop and a surprisingly...More
Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually.The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees.Attached...More
It's a really great place to get away from the busyness of Kandy. We jumped on a local bus (20lkr ok.) And got dropped off right at the gate. Great walk through the gardens, palm avenues made the biggest impression on me :) watch out...More
The gardens cover a large area so you could easily spend several hours here looking at the plants and trees. The highlight for us was the wild monkeys who we watched for ages playing in the trees. There is also a suspension bridge over the...More
Having lived opposite Kew Gardens in London we are used to a high standard, Peradeniya was up to this standard.
Well organised, an interesting selection exhibits, orchid house, fernery,bamboos, plant house and my favourite the palm avenues.
Towards the end of the day, as usual,...More