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New Ranweli Spice Garden

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Address: Gannoruwa Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 -77-1351931
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Nice place can be visited once

We can see spice plants and variety of herbs here. This is a good place for nature lovers as well. The attendents/guides will explain the name of the plant and their... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nagnish
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Manipal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Shown around by a very knowledgable man who told us all about the various plants. Also got a massage and a sample of face cream. Is essentially free, though you can buy their products (which is what you are supposed to do I think!), however is also possible to simply leave a voluntary donation, or pay nothing. All in all... More 

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Manipal, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We can see spice plants and variety of herbs here. This is a good place for nature lovers as well. The attendents/guides will explain the name of the plant and their uses.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our driver brought us to this place although it wasnt included earlier. I could feel it was a trap especially the guy when he knew I was Arab, he started to speak with Gulf accent thinking I'm coming with the Oil. I didnt believe anything of what he said and tried to control my wife from buying stuff but still... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got to touch & feel the different spices, the benefits of the spices, herbs. Got a goods massage which was a lot of relief to the tiring trips of walking around seeing places. We had an excellent Orator Mr. Chaminda who briefed us on the various herbs, the benefits of each herb & their medicinal properties. We bought a few... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tuk tuk driver brought us here. Greeted by a friendly man who showed us around the garden. I enjoyed the tour of the garden, seeing the different plants, learning about their different uses in Ayurvedic medicine. However, do not buy anything they try to sell you. The products they sell are grossly overpriced, and are the exact same product... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were brought to the spice garden at the end of our daily trip and I didn't read up on the spice garden before my experience. I thought the guy who explained about the different spices were pretty good, the free massage was good; so we were stupid enough to purchase a couple of products from there. Not a huge... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spice gardens are interesting to see the spices and hear what they are used for. However the people give you all this chat about how they are training in Ayurvedic treatment and are students (aka tip me) they push you to buy over-priced products. Sadly we were conned by one which is "herbal hair removing cream" which can stop hair... More 

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Parwanoo, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

These people will take around the spice garden and show different type of spices. Then there will be a demonstration of their products for different kinds of health problems. I do not know whether they are effective or not but these products are really costly.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We get there and expected to see a national spice garden made by foreign affairs but once we reach there we recognize that the driver and the person who work there 55 years old and he was arabic speaker. 5 min after the tour once he recognized that we will not buy there products he stopped the tout are became... More 

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This was a great place. It's free to get in. And a guide takes you through the the garden and educates on all the spices for healing,and eating etc. The have a huge variety of plants. All gown right there in Sri Lanka. Then the uses for each was great. After a walk through there is a sit down and... More 

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