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Hakgala Botanic Gardens

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Address: Badulla Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0522222182
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Could spend the day there!

Very nice place to visit. Beautiful flowers and gardens.I would have appreciated more information to be provided in regards to flower names and directions. I actually did not know... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Cambridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Very nice place to visit. Beautiful flowers and gardens.I would have appreciated more information to be provided in regards to flower names and directions. I actually did not know where I was going as I walked with my group. Luckily I do speak the language and was able to ask the local gardeners for information. Perhaps a marker or arrow... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The rose garden was worth the trip. Japanese garden is currently being reconstructed and once completed should be another addition to see. You get excellent views of the surrounding mountains nearby.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

very cloose to nuwara eliya city. by car 20 minuts max. very nice , beautyfull, romantic type one of botanical garden in sri lanka. nice & well planne and mainetaning lands scapes and flower gardens can see. some trees, plants , flower originaly come from europe. dont miss this fotoginik place cloose to nuwaraeliya city

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Heathcote Junction Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a great place to visit for unwinding as it offers several rest spaces that offer peaceful serenity. Sculptured gardens with winding paths and a great selection of flowers and trees. Avoid purchasing items from across the road from the main gate as prices are inflated and the quality is poor compared to the market in Nuwara Eliya.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Had a nice walk around the garden and luckily saw no snakes or lizards, mind the monekys :) The trees, plants and flowers were different so you never get bored looking at nature. I would advise to get a jacket because it might get a little bit chilly in there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Beautiful gardens in a picturesque location with the rock behind. Worth a visit if the weather permits for a walk around. Not much in the way of food so bring your own or eat after

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had a nice walk around these gardens and were lucky enough to see a snake as well as some monkeys! It does seem fairly expensive but was included as part of our tour.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Well maintained gardens with lots of variety of trees, plants and green areas. Great for a day/half day out. Can take a picnic and enjoy surrounding views of Sri Lanka. Entrance fee reasonable 1100 rupees.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

It's botanical gardens founded & started in 18th century, well updated maintenance, herbal plants, rare plants, and beautifully designed place. Has rock garden and rose garden .has higher charges for international tourist entry. This place is having plants /tree from across the world

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

well maintained garden. good flowers. provide battery operated carts to cater old age. kandy garden is better then this. more facilities imperative

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Address: Badulla Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0522222182
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Nuwara Eliya

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