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New Ranweli Spice Garden

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Address: No 31, Gannoruwa-Muruthalawa Rd, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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+94 81 2 387613
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Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Directions- once you are inside peradeniya botanical garden, find the...

Directions- once you are inside peradeniya botanical garden, find the Suspension Bridge. Go to the other side of the river through the suspension bridge then you will find the main road. On the opposite side of the suspension bridge there is a road called Gannoruwa Muruthalawa Road take this road and from there it is just 600m to the spice garden

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AN ok tour,saw lots of interesting things,guide good,passed a few hours.Had a pot of tea on arrival.Interesting plants and trees

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very pleased with to see the variety of plants at the the Ranweli spice garden, and our guide was very informative and entertaining in his tour. I would happily recommend this to anyone looking to see traditional Sri Lankan spices growing in their natural surroundings. Also the tour is completely FREE!

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Thank Vinay C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Joshua's tour couldn't have been more enjoyable and was the highlight of our time in Kandy. We learnt so much from him in the hour and a half we were with him as he explained all the different types of spices and fruits around the beautiful garden - pepper, star fruit, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, turmeric, citronella, cacao etc. He was... More 

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Thank Lara A
Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We found this spice garden at Tripadvisor and were very satisfied. There is no entrance fee and the visit takes apx. 1 hour. The guide was very nice and funny, really knowledgable. Answered all our questions. There is a small shop, where you can buy their products (spices, cosmetics, etc.) We recommend.

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Thank MichalSVK123
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, the tour is FREE. The price listed on TripAdvisor is just an advertisement for a private company that offers tours in Kandy. When I arrived, there was no on there (keep in mind that this was 9:30 am on a Sunday morning, so that's understandable). After calling, the guide named Ashanka came quickly from church so I... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the New Ranweli Spice Garden yesterday and loved it! The guys that show you around the garden are very knowledgable and we found it all really interesting. It is a small place just like their back garden but this was preferable to us. There is no pressure to buy the products but to be honest with the enthusiasm... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

AN ok tour,saw lots of interesting things,guide good,passed a few hours.Had a pot of tea on arrival.Interesting plants and trees

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though there is no signage (that I could see) it's not difficult to find this little gem. You'll see nutmeg, cinnamon and clove trees, vanilla and pepper vines and aloe Vera plants. Lots of packaged spices and products to purchase at very reasonable prices. Our guide was really knowledgeable and a very pleasant fellow.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not the kind of person who would go to a place and complain about small things but thought I would share this story. We all had originally planned to visit new ranweli spice garden kandy as part of our kandy tour. But my driver a nice guy ( at least we thought so ) recommended another spice garden that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a small and lovely spice garden and the guide there was very informative. Entrance is free and there is a small shop selling spices and stuff. A good place to drop by especially if you're planning to visit the nearby botanic garden.

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Indore, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in Kandy we wanted to see Spice garden and happen to come across this. A difficult place to locate though in city . Narrow roads to reach. The person giving tour is very humble and knowledgeable.A small sample garden is there,the tress we saw there are-black pepper,Nutmeg,Clove,Rose Apple,Jack fruit,cinemon,cardamom,ginger,turmeric,Avacondo,star fruit. They have small shop to sell spices and oil..

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