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Henerathgoda Botanical Garden

Gampaha, Gampaha 11000, Sri Lanka
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A nice outing near Colombo

Sri Lanka has a number of botanical gardens and the Henerathgoda Botanical Garden is equidistant... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Relaxing walk around park

Cool climate in these days. But may be hot also. You should bring food n beverages. There's only... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Nirosha D
Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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Gampaha, Gampaha 11000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Sri Lanka has a number of botanical gardens and the Henerathgoda Botanical Garden is equidistant from Colombo and Negombo and well worth the visit to get away from city life. The garden is smaller than the main one near Kandy but, nevertheless, still requires a...More

Thank Maioha
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Cool climate in these days. But may be hot also. You should bring food n beverages. There's only one cafe and not enough selections there. There are too play ground a and you should pay to play there. Should call and reserve earlier the play...More

Thank Nirosha D
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The visit, although short, was a total delight. I highly recommend getting a tour guide with you as it is worth getting all the explanations and some curiosities pointed to you.

Thank bilibel
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Can see the first rubber plants and fine orchids. Full of lovers. Many not behaving the way expected from Sinhala Buddhists. Not a suitable place for a decent family with children due to unsocial behaviour of lovers.

Thank Anton E
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This place is situated near Gampaha town. One of the oldest botanical gardens in Sri Lanka where you can see the remains of the very first rubber plant in here. There is a large ground too. Also you can have a boat ride in the...More

Thank Tharaka D
Reviewed 18 December 2016

not big as peradeniya botnaical garden, but a great place to relax and enjoy the calm nature. located in western province nearby colombo. the only botanical garden in sri lanka located outside the hill country. popular place among locals.

Thank chathusum
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Henarathgoda Botanical Garden is a place to relax with kids after a busy week. It's so nice and cool place.

2  Thank Lion Dharshana W
Reviewed 2 November 2016

A great place to walk and have fun along with friends and family and to calm your mind.Good for nature lovers in the city.

Thank Hesha17
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The Botanical Garden was very welcoming from the start. The information gave a clear idea about the historical importance of the garden (including the first rubber tree). All the trees were labelled clearly. The wide expanse of the garden allowed lots of romantic strolls by...More

1  Thank FergusNicoll
Reviewed 29 February 2016

as i live in Gampaha, i should have known but i was mis-informed that this is a lovely relaxing beautiful place. it was somewhat beautiful but in no way relaxing. maybe it is the day we picked to go there, i dont know , but...More

Thank Diyana G
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