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Visit Hakgala Botanical Gardens
Established in 1861 for Cinchona cultivation in Sri Lanka, the botanical gardens at Hakgala sit at about 1,745 meters and are some of the finest on the island. Covering 28 hectares, the experimental gardens are well worth a visit.
Hakgala’s beautiful botanical gardens are some of Sri Lanka’s best and the second largest, lying under the shadow of Hakgala Rock, meaning Elephant Rock. Explore the gardens with a local guide and gain a better understanding of Hakgala’s history as an experimental tea garden, and therefore the significance that these gardens have on the island.
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