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Mirijjawila Botanic Gardens

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It's taking shape

After two years I went to visit again today. The plants have grown and new areas have been... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
A Botanic Garden in Dry Zone

This seems to be the only botanic garden in dry zone of Sri Lanka. Very Large Garden but we could... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
Nilmini D
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

We visited on a weekday morning while passing Hambantota on our way to Tissamaharama. Though not publicized much, this is an amazing place in which a vast collection of wet & dry zone plants including some rare medicinal plants endemic to Sri Lanka could be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lalindra J
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Great place yet unpopular among place in Sri Lanka. This is a Dry Zone Botanical Garden. I went there around 2017 November and it was around 75% completed. We can buy a transport at a reasonable price, at a time 8 people can travel. Indore...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank _erangame86
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The botanical garden has been opened in 2013 and is in the process of becoming a botanical garden full of beauty. The only thing that is preventing it is the time the plants take to properly grow. We met an awesome buggy driver plus guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Weliglah
Reviewed July 3, 2018

After two years I went to visit again today. The plants have grown and new areas have been planted/designed and new green houses were built. It starts to become a real botanical garden. By the way, it is the same as "Dry Zone Botanical Gardens"...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alu-Poo
Reviewed September 4, 2017

This seems to be the only botanic garden in dry zone of Sri Lanka. Very Large Garden but we could not see much crowds like in Peradeniya or Haggala gardens.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Nilmini D
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This place is mostly like a abundant park after a apocalypse in a Hollywood movie. But it is a very nice place to visit. We visited three consecutive days in last week and saw more park employees than the visitors. 300 acer second largest botanical...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank surath d
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

The place arrange to give a good knowledge about plant diversity of Sri Lanka. there is a good population of trees from deferant weather zones Good for students

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank roshan2000t
Reviewed February 26, 2017

This is second largest botanical garden in Sri Lanka and first after the independence. Large variety of dry zone plants are scattered around and must visit place. Better to hire a vehicle otherwise you would miss most important information. Better to carry your own food,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Prasad Manjula H
Reviewed January 1, 2017

We visited this place during Christmas holidays in 2016. Friends of us went there and came back in no time mainly because there had been only two buggies operated for the whole park from the entrance. We wanted to book one but they said we...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Crishantha
Reviewed June 28, 2016

I did not know about this Botanical Garden until I visited it few weeks back. It is the Biggest Botanical Gardens in Sri Lanka, approx. 300 acres. Mainly focused on the dry zone trees and plants. It is still not crowded and some parts are...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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