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“GreAt garden” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hakgala Botanic Gardens

Hakgala Botanic Gardens
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Private Day-Tour: Highland Highlights from Kandy
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Vancouver, Canada
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“GreAt garden”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Excellent gardens and photo ops. Also nice to stretch the legs. Liked this garden very much even though flowers bloom later.

Visited February 2013
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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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“Interesting, worth seeing but not exceptional”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2013

If you are in the area its worth a visit if you are a keen plants person.

Maintained well but a little more TLC would help.

A lovely wander through some interesting planting.The fern garden is a must see if you like tree ferns. Not many other ferns in that section.

The plant sales area has a limited offering but a few great buys if you live here for the more unusual plants. They are also very good value. Shame its half way around instead of at the end as you will have to carry anything you buy with you for the rest of the visit.

Visited January 2013
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Gurgaon
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“Small temple”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2013

It is a small temple on the road. although it has lot of historical/religious significant for Hindu devotees but is is small temple.there are two foot prints of hanuman marked in yellow on the water stream .

Visited January 2013
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Kuala Lumpur
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“Nice diversion for the day”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

We were in Nuwara Eliya over the Christmas . As some of the roads were closed because of recent land slides, we decided to take a short trip to Hakgala Botanic Gardens. Even then the roads were single lane for a short stretch. As it was winter there were not many flowers but it was nice enought o spend a morning. However there was huge discrepancy between local and foreign entry fees to the gardens

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Lovely afternoon in the gardens”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

Yes you will be charged more than double as the locals to enter the park.
Once inside, there are well maintained paths which take visitors to various themed parts of the park. When we visited, some reconstruction/ maintenance work was underway.
It was a great afternoon, just walking along and reflecting on our trip, and good exercise in clean air after a long car trip.

Visited June 2012
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