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Tourist trap

Tuk-tuks get a percentage I'm sure to take tourists here... even the seemingly honest ones through... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2015
Aneesa P
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Hawalli, Kuwait
A Tourist Trap , dont go !

Taken here by the Tuc Tuc driver, then shown round the gardensby guide no 1 who announces he is a... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2016
Ann B
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10 Mar 2016
“A Tourist Trap , dont go !”
17 Jan 2015
“Tourist trap”
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Matara Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Taken here by the Tuc Tuc driver, then shown round the gardensby guide no 1 who announces he is a doctor and needs to see a patient, guy no 2 takes over ..taken to 2 ladies who massage your head for free, but we were...More

2  Thank Ann B
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Tuk-tuks get a percentage I'm sure to take tourists here... even the seemingly honest ones through the hotel like ours was. It is a large garden with an impressive array of plants and that's where it stops being great. Instead you're coerced into paying and...More

5  Thank Aneesa P
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Theres something not right about this place which is encouraged as essential visiting by all the tuk-tuk and taxi drivers. We found that whilst it may have a place in training students, it is also a real tourist rip-off, where they are happy to try...More

8  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

Having spent 3 weeks in Sri Lanka and visited numerous tea plantations (we're are English so it felt like our duty), I thought I knew everything about tea. However, I have never come across someone who loves their tea as much as Akmal. He was happy...More

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