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Lunuganga

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Address: Dedduwa Lake, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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US$27.50*
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Private Day Trip: Explore Bentota from Colombo
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the gifted ambience

this place is great and been gifted with everything we can expect of nature especially when you want it to be quite and relaxing, great for book reading and your strategy planning

Reviewed 1 week ago
ashhonours
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is great and been gifted with everything we can expect of nature especially when you want it to be quite and relaxing, great for book reading and your strategy planning

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A highlight of our trip to bentota ... a must see and Krishna our guide was excellent. The gardens and architecture were stunning and a must see for anyone interested in architecture and garden design.

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portchester
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112 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

On arrival our driver had to ring the bell a couple of times but someone came to let us in. We had booked the Glass Room and it was everything we hoped for. Plenty of room and ac which we weren't expecting. The four poster bed was comfy and there is plenty of seating. The bathroom had a good strong... More 

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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Finding the location was a bit difficult with Google maps, had to ask around. Entrance costs Rs.1500 per person just to have a look at Geoffrey Bawa's masterpiece and fully worth the price. The vision he had is unimaginable and painstakingly created over 50 years. The guide provided goes well into detail. Worth the journey if you are a landscape... More 

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Thank Afzal Z
Mechelen, Belgium
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Beautiful gardens, nice trees and sitting opportunities. Nice to walk in the garden and it's good that it is always a guided tour.

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Thank Goodlife89
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Don't miss seeing this painstakingly designed garden and home. You will be shown around by Geoffrey Bawa foundation people who will tell you all you need to know about the history and the planting. Have lunch there if you can.

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Sahy, Slovakia
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I took the trip to the garden in February 2017. It was in the near of the Induruwa Beach Hotel, so I took a tuctuc. It was a great experience to see the traditional sri lanka village as well the Sri Lanka rain forest. The Lunuganga Garden is very nice. Guided tours are every two hours, so is good to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our guide through the gardens was a very pleasant young man who also prepared rooms for guests staying at the property. I'm not generally a "garden guy", but the tour was very interesting and the property was beautiful.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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138 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Lunuganga website is very misleading and has inaccurate limited information - it said gardens open from 9am to 4pm and guided tour can be arranged on request. Fact is that there are set timings to enter the property, 9.30am, 11.30am, 2 pm and 3.30pm. You have to arrive well in time and are allowed in only for a guided... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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2 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

An abode of peace and serenity, Lunaganga is a piece of masterful art, brought to life by the great Geoffrey Bawa. Its exquisite gardens and landscapes are a sight to behold. This is a must visit for people even slightly inclined to architecture, landscape, nature, and even otherwise, the beauty of this place will awe almost anyone.

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