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Mirijjawila Botanic Gardens

Hambantota, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
+94 47 7 429975
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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
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Green in dry south.

This place is mostly like a abundant park after a apocalypse in a Hollywood movie. But it is a very... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
surath d
via mobile
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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Hambantota, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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+94 47 7 429975
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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.

1  Thank Nilmini D
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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

Thank surath d
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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

Thank Roshan N
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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

Thank Prasad Manjula H
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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

Thank Crishantha
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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

1  Thank Yashen
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Reviewed July 15, 2015

these gardens are a bit of a gem ,beautifully kept and worth a trip worth the money to get in- 1000R you can see the island and the temple from the lawn in front of the use

Thank WiganJaney
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Reviewed June 5, 2015

everybody must try out. nice destination even it is sunny. good vegetation. less cost and funny way to observe.

2  Thank 460kismet
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

A nicely planned botanical garden with enough allocated space for future expansions. As still the garden is under construction, 1 to 3 year old growing plants could be seen everywhere in the garden. Surrounding is too dry and feel hard to walk or stay for...More

1  Thank Ranatunge J
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

Henarathgoda Gardens, Gampaha was the last botanical garden established at by the British in 1876. The Mirijjawila Botanical Gardens is the newest and is a dry zone gardens which is the largest in Sri Lanka. It was declared open in Nov 2013 and as of...More

3  Thank 1LifeStand
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