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“rose garden”(34 reviews)
“japanese garden”(19 reviews)
“entire garden”(6 reviews)
Badulla Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
+94 52 2 222182
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This botanical garden is certainly worth visiting. It is quite large, so be prepared to do some walking. Many different sections to enjoy and we really loved the Japanese garden and the fernery. The cost for foreign tourists is a bit expensive, but when you...More

Thank MsTommasino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place with lots of colourful flowers. But the entrance fee is way too expensive for tourists. Compared to Peradiniya botanical park, this is smaller but fee is higher.

Thank evamandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the trip is free. They take you to the tea fields with a friendly guide then to the factory and show you every step.. then tea tasting then you can buy from their shop

Thank Yousra A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the most beautiful botanic garden I’ve seen, anywhere in the world. The massed displays of flowers just went on and on! There is also an arboretum section that is atmospheric, if not as stunning. Really worth a visit!

Thank MergyMass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rs300 for travelers, Rs400 for locals. I understand it is a means to help travelers subsidise the upkeep of the gardens but that seemed a little much of a difference to me. Gardens could be stunning though they do hark back to the British times...More

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hakgala Botanical Garden is situated on the Nuwara Eliya-Badulla main road, 16 km from Nuwara Eliya. The garden has a cool temperate climate because of altitude is 5,400 feet above the sea level. The mean annual temperature ranges between 16 °C to 30 °C during...More

2  Thank FarAway583362
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It is quite a nice garden. There are nice streams in the park. I like Peradeniya Garden (near Kandy) better.

Thank KIM C
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent trees and sound with calm and relaxed. Well maintained grass roots and park street. Just make a walk

Thank Onasius F
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Need at least 04 hrs if you are to cover the entire area on foot. A place not to be missed, and can be considered a younger sister of the majestic Peradeniya Gardens.

Thank T_Senaratne
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely amazing garden.. trees are 150 years old with the origin of each documented.. Japanese gardenis wonderful

Thank Nermeen_Bedair
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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