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Peradeniya Botanical Garden

Peradeniya Royal botanical garden is the largest of the botanical gardens of Sri Lanka. It is situated in Maha Nuwara (Kandy) district in the central province of Sri Lanka. It is near the Mahaweli River. The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. To seeing very famous Hanging Bridge and garden of medicine (Osu Uyana) in Peradeniya garden. The total area of the botanical garden is 147 acres (0.59 km2), at 460 meters above sea level, and with a 200-day annual rainfall. It is managed by the Division of National Botanic Gardens of the Department of Agriculture.

There many vacant areas like parks with meadows. The visitors can enjoy staying this place. The local and foreign people come to every day this place to watch them and the ticket is needed to enter the garden. Because this money use for garden maintaining.

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