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National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka

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Best place in Colombo. Nice place. Family entertaining place. Children's enjoy place. 60 Type of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hns H
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Complete zoo

A great range of birds, animals, reptiles. In good clean grounds. A long walk if you see... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Paul B
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3 weeks ago
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7 Sep 2018
“Complete zoo”
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120 Quarry Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can’t believe people from the affluent wealthy West complain about paying higher admission fees than local residents! It’s worth the admission tommeander gently through this wonderfully maintained and extensive site. Green, luscious and full with wonderfull trees of great age and beauty, cafes and refreshments...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PRRobson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best place in Colombo. Nice place. Family entertaining place. Children's enjoy place. 60 Type of animals including this zoology garden. Just only entry ticket 20/= (srilanka people)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hns H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is my 3rd trip in 8 years and the last trip in September 2018 was very good. Earlier 2 visits the zoo was pretty smelly and unclean most of the areas. But they have fully refurbished the attractions with many improvements such as night...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rosemarie A
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

A great range of birds, animals, reptiles. In good clean grounds. A long walk if you see everything. Would of got 5 stars except for the expensive entry fee , 2500 rupees for non Sri Lankans (only 100 rupees for locals).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This Zoo was the biggest in Asia and now part of it has been shifted to Pinnawala as an open zoo. Those days we had seals penguins etc but now not so wide a variety but still a large aquarium, butterfly garden, snake garden etc...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank TilakDissanayake
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Visited the zoo by night, was quite nice and really enjoyed the tiger and lion exhibition. We also were able to travel around through a buggy cart with a guide which was very informative. Its great to see that they promote the nocturnal animals as...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Aadil1373
Reviewed 16 April 2018

A nice place to spend the day. The animals are beautiful. I love the exotic birds on the trees.and I always wait for the elephant dane. make sue you check the times.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nilminee J
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I highly recommend that all tourists in Colombo should visit this Zoo. It needs 2.5 - 5 Hours to go thru the whole zoo.

Date of experience: January 2018
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