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Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya - Things to Know Before Visiting

Peradeniya Rd, Kandy, Sri Lanka

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About Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya

Royal Botanical Gardens attracts around 2 million visitors annually. The garden includes 4000 different types of plants and trees, and It is renowned for its collection of orchids. The garden is located on the western side of Kandy, near the Mahaweli River.

Attractions Near Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya

Hanthana Mountain Sri Lanka
Hanthana Mountain Sri Lanka3.67km from Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya

Hanthana Mountain Range is in the south-west of Kandy city, it is an ideal place for hikers andcampers. There are seven peaks and each peak will offer a magnificent view of Kandy city.

Ceylon Tea Museum
Ceylon Tea Museum3.99km from Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya

Ceylon Tea Museum located in the south of Kandy. It has a library, exhibits that showcases very old equipments, also a tea café. The place has been converted from an old abandoned factory to a museum by the Sri Lankan Tea Council and the Sri Lankan Farmers Association.

Kandy Lake
Kandy Lake5.62km from Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya

Kandy Lake is an artificial lake built-in 1807. It is one of the most popular places in Kandy city, the perfect place to spend quiet time. You can do many activities such as walking under the trees and watching birds, you can also rent a boat and take a tour of the lake.

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic5.68km from Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya

Temple of Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple, in Kandy city in the royal complex. This temple is considered as one of the most important temples for Buddhist because it has a sacred room which houses Buddha's tooth.

Old Royal Palace Kandy
Old Royal Palace Kandy5.72km from Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya

Royal Palace Of Kandy was built in 1357, it was the main residence for the Sri Lankan kings. You will get the opportunity to take a tour and enjoy the sections of the palace and its installations, including the palace rooms and temples.

Sembuwatta Lake
Sembuwatta Lake21.95km from Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya

Sembuwatta Lake is a large man-made lake created of natural spring water. The lake is surrounded by beautiful trees, there is also a natural swimming pool next to the lake.

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The central province is the 6th largest province of the nine provinces, with an area of 5,674 km². The province is home to 2,558,716 people, and it famous for the Ceylon tea. Kandy is the capital and the largest city of the central province.