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Royal Botanical Gardens

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Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday

Really beautiful gardens. Plenty of space to walk around and relax.Very green and lots of places to stay and enjoy the silence. We have seen many amazing specimens. We enjoyed very much the Cook's Pine Avenue.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank daniellaa18
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best maintained botanical gardens ever visited. If you are interested in the plant life scientifically , or just want to spend some good time in middle of best possible flora, this is the place to be. It's huge, so keep at least...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sahil24
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really nice vast garden lots of interesting trees from all over the world. The garden is home to 24,000 bats which can be seen hanging from the trees, breathtaking. There are also monkeys in the garden as well as a suspension bridge over a river...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 948trinitym
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Slightly outside of Kandy with a not cheap entry price,especially for those that are accustomed to free access to parks, but well worth a visit. Wonderful place to while away several hours in a generally peaceful and interesting environment. There are lots of plants that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank crumbs83
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth spending at least two plus hours here. So many interesting trees. Lots of wide open space, a wobbly suspension bridge at the back and free range monkeys.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank keith h
Reviewed 5 days ago

Royal Botnical Gardens in Kandy is the most beautiful place in Sri Lanka. It appears you have entred a dreamland with beautiful flowers all around. A must visit during your Sri Lanka trip

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The royal botanical gardens are beautifully maintained and we have a chance to see so many different varieties of trees and plants from different parts of the world. The kids had a great time there and there was a beautiful lake shaped like Srilanka. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank iswarya2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well maintained gardens with beautiful flowers and trees. A very pleasant afternoons walk around this large estate,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kevinbF5473RL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will begin by saying that I've been to more than my share of overpriced attractions in Asia. This garden, if you are a fan of gardens that is, is worth the 1500 LKR entrance fee. The place is absolutely huge, rubbish free, and very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JMK_The_Wanderer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really surprising Gardens, some of the best maintained and constructed gardens....the collection of fig trees are awe inspiring!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Aleksandr D
March 23, 2018|
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Response from NomadicTraveller7 | Reviewed this property |
Boris has answered your question. It is well worth visiting
March 9, 2018|
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Response from vkricsi | Reviewed this property |
So, I hope my answer is not too late for you- it seems no possibility to leave your bags there.
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Nafeeha R
January 14, 2018|
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Response from anildhingra123 |
The entrance is 1500 rs Sri Lankan per head. Ride on the electrical buggy is 2000 rs. Really worth it.