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Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400, Sri Lanka
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All reviewsfruit batssuspension bridgeorchid houseplants and treesbeautiful gardengiant bamboobats hangingcouple of hoursfew hoursmahaweli riversri lankaan oasisflora and faunaspice gardenentrance feewalk aroundnice walk
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You all must visit this location to spend your day , it's very peaceful and beautiful location , kids can play with the environment , the garden is big , if you walk all along the way , it will take 4-5 hours, there are...More

Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a couple of hours here en route elsewhere, but we could have spent far longer! Lots to see and many fascinating and unusual plants, all clearly labelled. The orchid house was stunning, so many different colours and shapes. Wonderful palm walk, and a...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here whilst in Kandy for the day and loved the place. We took a leisurely stroll down the main path to the green, down palm avenue to the suspension bridge, taken in the orchid house on route. Suspension bridge was fun to walk across...More

Thank EMELeicestershire
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enter the gardens by the back entrance, if possible, so that you can cross the river by rope bridge which makes the experience all the more memorable. The gardens are beautiful and are a lovely place to spend a few hours. In addition to the...More

Thank Nina C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a couple of hours wandering around the gardens, really quiet even though its in the city, Beautiful flowers and even if you are not a natural gardener it is worth a visit and go for a little walk over the suspension bridge. Also worth...More

Thank carmorris101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large botanical gardens given near the centre of Kandy. Would recommend as a way to get some peace in Kandy! It was even possible not to hear the horns when in the middle of the park! There are impressive plants particularly the wild bamboo....More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply one of the nicest gardens we have been to. The area is so well covered and the gardens are very big. Lots of wildlife. Take your time just walking around such a great area with fantastic scenery.

Thank Del885
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor map is the only downside. However this doesn't take away from the amazing experience here! Lovely scenery and variety! Easy transport links and good value for money

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were surprised to arrive having to pay an entry fee. Tourist fee is 3000LKR. We enjoyed our walk through the gardens. There are a few paths that are outlined by large palm trees that make for a nice photo. There is also a suspension...More

Thank Micra8687
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Royal Botanical Gardens are beautiful and well worth finding time for if you like parks and gardens. There are monkeys in the park so make sure you have any plastic bags hidden out of view otherwise they will try and take them thinking they...More

Thank Kate W
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Aleksandr D
March 23, 2018|
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Response from NomadicTraveller7 | Reviewed this property |
Boris has answered your question. It is well worth visiting
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exophunk
March 9, 2018|
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Response from vkricsi | Reviewed this property |
So, I hope my answer is not too late for you- it seems no possibility to leave your bags there.
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Nafeeha R
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Nayyoula | Reviewed this property |
10 $ for renting the car to visit the park. For the fees i don't really know. it was a package. When u finish, visit the souvenirs shop, it is cheap.
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