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Address: Wewelpitiya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0777841066
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Nice walk through the nature

If you are quiet and patient, you might have e few sights of animals (apes, different birds, deer..) And if you are not careful you might have some other encounters - not so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sigi K
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Berlin, Germany

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Berlin, Germany
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are quiet and patient, you might have e few sights of animals (apes, different birds, deer..) And if you are not careful you might have some other encounters - not so desirable - with LEECHES on wet days. Be careful, wear good shoes and spray your lower legs and feet

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Thank Sigi K
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk, couldn't believe this was in a city. Beware of leeches though - we had lots stuck to our shoes!

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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567 reviews
436 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magnificent, this country has so many shrines and places of antiquity to visit, all well worth it. We visited again last year and it was good to go over old and new ground.

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Thank Rebecca M
Negombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the full-on Kandy city experience, this place is somewhere to calm you down. Not a long walk from the city centre but if it's too hot take a tuktuk, it,s not far. Just a gentle ramble in beautiful surroundings - with lots of monkeys! Also very good for birdwatching.

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Thank trustmeimabuilder
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good for hikes, can see the entire kandy city if you reach the top of the sanctuary, climbing up in the morning and spending the day there will be fun

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Thank lahiru2016
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Much known for housing many varieties of birds and plants, some say that it is a preserved fragment of the ancient gardens of the Kandyan Kingdom. Ideal to take a stroll during the day, be sure to take a camera and binoculars.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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121 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Situated behind the Temple of Tooth, a forest no one believe to situated in a town like Kandy. There are few walking paths and cycling paths available inside this. Cycles can be rented as I remember. Very good for photography and relaxing.

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Thank Vidula H
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Pro: it's a timeout of this hectic, noisy, busy and polluted city Kandy. Beautiful trees with lianas, but we didn't take the time to take pictures. Why? Read cons! Cons: thousands of leeches! We had to RUN through the sanctuary in order to not get eaten. Walking fast didn't help, it was a proper run. Really not relaxing at all.... More 

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Thank Miss H
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

The park is really beautiful with many nice animals like monkeys and huge butterfly's. But you have to watch your feet there are many leaches and after a walk threw the park your feet are a bit bloody. Good experience.

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Sydney, Australia
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230 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This rainforest is generally very well maintained with signposts and a map to help you find your way. The walk is gentle and inside the forest, surprisingly cool. There are loads of monkeys near the entrance and a few that we saw in the park. We also saw a handful of deer and heard loads of birds. It was a... More 

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