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Ceylon Tea Museum

Hantana, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 3 803204
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Great place

Good experience . Visited the farm and also had the good review about the details of all the tea... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roopali A
A great way to understand the process of tea production.

We grabbed a tuk tuk from Kandy, and was impressed by the wonderful scenery on the way. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gwyneth S
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Perth, Australia
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  • Average18%
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Hantana, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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+94 81 3 803204
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"sri lanka"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good experience . Visited the farm and also had the good review about the details of all the tea plantation.

Thank Roopali A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We grabbed a tuk tuk from Kandy, and was impressed by the wonderful scenery on the way. We were greeted by pleasant staff and our guide was so proficient in explaining the long process the tea goes through for us to enjoy the end product....More

Thank Gwyneth S
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We went to the museum whilst in kandy only to regret it later! We paid 500rps for a tour of the old factory (now not working) to see old machines and get an idea of the tea making process. At the end you get a...More

Thank ayesha c
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

A classic journey through the hills ,valleys and meandering roads above Kandy to reach this gem of museum. heard of the place for years but what a pleasant surprise to see the excellent quality of the museum when I finally bothered to go up hill...More

Thank ksamarasrna
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The Ceylon tea museum is located in the hills of Hantane, about a 20min drive from the Kandy town. It's open from 0830hrs-1545hrs Tuesdays-Saturdays It's open from 0830hrs-1500hrs on Sundays It's closed on Mondays & all full moon (poya) days It costs Rs50 for locals...More

Thank Dhushan
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

A lovely place to visit if you are really into tea and the history behind one of our absolute most popular drinks all over the world!

Thank Pontusohm
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Truly superb visit to this well preserved gem. Hardly ten minutes from kandy by tuktuk, making it an excellent and insightful activity.

Thank Stefan B
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We enjoyed learning about the early tea industry in Sri Lanka. The biggest drawback was the number of stairs that we had to climb.

Thank VermontTeacher44
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The museum is about 10km away from downtown Kandy, so we took a tuk-tuk, which was not expensive. Without being asked, the driver waited for us, while we were inside, so we volunteered a small waiting fee. I cannot over-emphasise how wonderful the museum is....More

Thank SimonDabbs
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Here you can learn everything bout tea making but the entrance fee was about 1000 rupees so it may be better to hold off until you are in a different area where admission charges are cheaper. The museum is located in the hillside outside Kandy...More

Thank palawanismyhome
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Carol S
12 February 2018|
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Response from marijansesvete | Reviewed this property |
I don't know...
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BryAbroad
12 April 2017|
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Response from salemnobody | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have the same answer as above. News to me. Try going to a tea plantation/processing centre. There is one in Haputale, man.
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