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Five Things To Know Before You Visit The Royal Botanical Gardens Of Sri Lanka

Plant lovers and garden crazies welcome! Perched in the central hills of Lanka, the Royal Botanical Gardens is home to more than 4000 species of plants which attracts over 2 million visitors per year. Scroll down to see what exactly you should not miss when you visit the gardens.

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Located 5.5 km away from the ancient stronghold of Kandy, one can visit the garden while staying at one of the Kandy hotels and resorts such as Cinnamon Citadel Kandy. Grab the hand of your significant other and take a stroll down the wonderfully manicured lawns and tree lined avenues. Nature is at its best out there in Peradeniya!

Captivating Orchid House

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Wanna see one of the largest collections of Orchids in the Island? Visit the Orchid house to witness an outstanding collection varying from sizes to colours.

Trees to admire

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The Royal Botanical Garden is located in one of the most biologically diverse areas of the country and includes a variety of tree species in different shapes and sizes.

The shaky shaky bridge

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The bridge across the longest river of the country, Mahaweli River is another impressive setting of this large park. Both the locals and tourists who visit the garden go gaga about this shaky bridge.

Sandwiches and a cup of tea!

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A visit to the garden is incomplete without the usual tuna filled sandwiches and a cup of tea! Sit down and have some quality time. Take plenty of pictures to capture these wonderful moments.

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