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Royal Botanical Gardens

Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #1 of 4 attractions in Peradeniya
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Seoul, South Korea
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

If you're a nature lover then it's worth a visit. But if you're single you'll see a lot of young couples making out behind the trees or any benches in shades you find. Other than that, variety of plants will definitely be the eye candy for you. Coffee in the cafeteria in great lawn tastes good there's also lavazza coffee... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Loved every bit of visiting this place. Hidden right in the Kandy, is this garden which surprised me with its scale of size and greenery. It was simply refreshing to walk here and the kids enjoyed them thoroughly.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

that was amazing place. flowers,trees,ponds every wear i love that place.nice place to relax.hope to visit again.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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76 reviews 76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Huge garden with a wide variety of trees, plants, flowers, etc. It is very informative and there is a lot to walk and a lot to see. One can spend an entire day or two or more to see the entire garden. They also have a suspension bridge over the river which is quite exciting to walk on. A must... More

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is one of my favorite places in kandy. With Nicely maintained lawns, Orchid Garden & many places to visit. Specially this is a good place to visit with your kids.

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Norgombo
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This was a really lovely place to visit. We spent a good couple of hours walking through this beautiful place. As other reviews state there does seem to be a lot of couples sat around in trees which was funny! I also nearly stood on a really big snake so watch out! But definitely worth a visit!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Exceptional gardens. Really the highlight of the trip to Kandy surprisingly. The entrance fee for foreigners is Rs. 1100. However, the majority of people in the gardens appear to be locals. There is a small garden cafe in in the gardens overlooking a large field. Be sure to walk the entire grounds. The suspension bridge is quite a sight, allowing... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

These gardens are a lovely peaceful place to wander round and enjoy a picnic or look at some pretty spectacular trees and plants. Trees, bamboo, palms, formal gardens, lawns, flowers, orchid hothouse, birds, monkeys, fruit bats, monitors and squirrels, it's all there to explore. There are food & drink facilities here but many visitors bring their own. Don't forget the... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

The gardens were beautiful but they were so expensive! If you love gardens, you will probably love it. What was awesome, was seeing Sri Lankans enjoying the gardens in force.

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A lovely way to spend part of your day walking through the park with so many plants, etc to see. but it's worth going just to see that mass of bats flying over the trees. The sound is amazing and looked like a cloud from a distance. Not what we expected at all! I recommend a visit if your a... More

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