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National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka

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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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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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The Zoo has been revamped

This Zoo was the biggest in Asia and now part of it has been shifted to Pinnawala as an open zoo... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
TilakDissanayake
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Kadawatha
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Sep 7, 2018
“Complete zoo”
Aug 27, 2018
“The Zoo has been revamped”
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120 Quarry Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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).

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

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

Thank Aadil1373
Reviewed 17 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.

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.

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