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“rose garden”(34 reviews)
“japanese garden”(18 reviews)
“buy plants”(6 reviews)
Badulla Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
+94 52 2 222182
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All reviewsrose gardenjapanese gardenbuy plantsentire gardenplants and treesnice gardenbig treesbeautiful flowerssri lankacold climatenature loversnice place to visitforeign touristscouple of hoursmain roadworth a visitwalk around
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Though it offers golf-carts for elders, the entrance is too steep for most elders to climb and the slope is too steep to walk till the cart is available. One has to wait in the office room to get a cart-ride. The Garden is well-maintained...More

Thank Kailas S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you love plants, trees and greenery, you have to visits this Botanical Garden. Situated about half hour from Nuwara eliya and on the mountains, the view from this place is majestic. There are various kinds of trees and plants to see. The garden is...More

Thank Akshay K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many types of flora can be seen. Also ideal location for birding and photographing them. Highly recommended.

Thank Dhilip D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hakgala botanical garden is best location to see different fauna and flora. April is the best time to visit. Lots of flowers and birds. Best location to explore.

Thank eddys_expeditions
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here during our stay in nuwaraeliya and we took a tuk tuk from the town to get here. Overall its a very nice well presented botanical garden very well worth making a visit

Thank Sam-1996-002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Experience the Diversity of Plants at it's best .situated on the Nuwara Eliya-Badulla main road, 16 km from Nuwara Eliya.5,400 feet above the sea level .December to February it has a cold climate, while the warm climate persists from April to August

Thank NishD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking at 79% of the reviewers giving it a 'EXCELLENT' & "VERY GOOD" rating , we were inspired to allocate time to visit the garden. All we can say is ...its a terrible terrible waste of money . Yes ticket cost is LKR 1500 and...More

1  Thank thewanderlust2018
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A super cool garden, just a 15mins drive from Nuwera Eliya town, crossing the scenic Gregory Lake. The garden is spread across 68 acres with a huge variety of trees and plants. The place is well maintained with a golf car service to take you...More

Thank Vinu C
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Beautiful Place surrounded with no. of flowers and trees of different kinds and have about 4 different zones .

Thank Roopali A
Reviewed 30 May 2018

A beautifully maintained botanical garden, a heaven , wonderful climate , lots of different flowers and plants build in the jungle, sight and sounds are excellent , a good place for a day outing with friends and families.

Thank vanessasmith29
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chamila i
20 June 2017|
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Response from Harshana W | Reviewed this property |
Hi,, yes you can see flower. There are two season. First is April, and the next is during the month of August. August is seen as the mini season, and generally is not as grand as April.
14 March 2017|
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Response from Hasith9684 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No you are not allowed. Private vehicles are not allowed inside the garden.
Bishr B
25 August 2016|
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Response from Danushka D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but limited supply of fresh flowers. If you are looking for flower plants, this would be the cheapest location to buy. Some nice plants are sold Rs 20, Rs 25, Rs 50 which could be easily priced more than Rs 100 out... More