Henarathgoda Botanical Garden

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Henarathgoda Botanical Garden is one of the five botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. The other botanical gardens are Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Hakgala Botanical Garden, Mirijjawila Botanical Garden and Seetawaka Botanical Garden.

If you are keenly interested in plants and trees, this beautiful, calm and green place will relax your busy mind. The Henerathgoda Botanical Garden is easily reachable from Colombo and Negombo, and well worth the visit to get away from city life. (Most hotels in Colombo and Negombo will be able to arrange an excursion for you. Make sure to ask the concierge)

The garden is smaller than other botanical gardens, nevertheless, charming and attractive. Henarathgoda botanical garden is one of the Gampaha’s many landmarks to discover.

flowers at henarathgoda botanical gardens
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The botanical garden covers over 40 acres and comprises of a vast collection of tropical trees. Palm trees, beautiful orchids and flora are convinced that the garden is a nice collection of varieties.

The garden It is bordered with beautiful Attangalle Oya. The most concerned feature in the garden is the remains of the first rubber tree of Sri Lanka.

During the monsoon the garden becomes more beautiful as it gets more greenly. The botanical garden becomes vibrant with the blooms of anthuriams, begonias, Delias, and much more enchanting flowers.

The orchid zone is a favorite among visitors. Be sure not to miss the medicinal garden. The tourists can have boat rides at Attangalla Oya. The garden is a great place to stroll and enjoy.