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“A beautiful and peaceful place”

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Private Kandy Tour by Air-Conditioned Car: Do it All in One Day
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Private Tour: Kandy Day Tour from Colombo
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Private Full-Day Tour of Kandy Sights Including Kandy Cultural Dance Show
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fareham, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“A beautiful and peaceful place”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

These gardens are a lovely peaceful place to wander round and enjoy a picnic or look at some pretty spectacular trees and plants. Trees, bamboo, palms, formal gardens, lawns, flowers, orchid hothouse, birds, monkeys, fruit bats, monitors and squirrels, it's all there to explore. There are food & drink facilities here but many visitors bring their own. Don't forget the water, sun hat and suitable footwear for walking on and off paths.

Visited April 2014
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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nice gardens but not worth the price”
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

The gardens were beautiful but they were so expensive! If you love gardens, you will probably love it. What was awesome, was seeing Sri Lankans enjoying the gardens in force.

Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great day”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

A lovely way to spend part of your day walking through the park with so many plants, etc to see. but it's worth going just to see that mass of bats flying over the trees. The sound is amazing and looked like a cloud from a distance. Not what we expected at all! I recommend a visit if your a nature/ walking lover

Visited March 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“lush”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

within the city limits I managed to visit this beautiful yet important attraction in kandy. its a great place for a family outing which i enjoyed very much. I was born in this delightful city but this is only the secind time i have visited this important and symbolic historic garden. a fan and fantastic place to have a family picnic.

Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A highlight of my visit to Sri Lanka”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I loved it here. Adored the gardens and spent all day here wandering about and enjoying the plants,flowers and landscape. Nearly Kew Gardens!!

Visited April 2014
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