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Timings : Weekdays- 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Weekends- 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hours

Entry Fee : LKR 300

Victoria Park, Nuwara Eliya Overview

Victoria Park is a well-maintained park situated in the heart of Nuwara Eliya. It is the perfect place for family outings where the tourists can enjoy watching exotic birds, and some rare flowering plants. The park also has a children’s play area, and some rides, that make the place enjoyable for all ages alike. The pretty flowers, serene ponds, and many other scenic spots in the park would also make it an excellent location for clicking beautiful photographs. Victoria Park is in the centre of the city of Nuwara Eliya. You need to pay an entrance fee before getting in. It is an ideal place for morning walks and picnics.

While you may want to visit Sri Lanka for the various beautiful sightseeing places that it hosts, sometimes, all you need is a pretty garden to host a little family picnic or a scenic spot for an evening stroll. Well, Sri Lanka has got you covered! Victoria Park is a gorgeous place full of exotic birds and beautiful flowers that would bring joy to every tourist’s heart! It is located in the heart of Nuwara Eliya, next to the Nuwara Eliya Post Office, on PBC Highway. The park is known for its well-manicured trees and bushes and has always received good reviews about its regular maintenance. 

The Victoria Park is known for its collection of rare flowering plants that grow here. One can also enjoy looking for and spotting the exotic birds like the Kashmir Flycatcher, the Indian Blue Robin, the Grey Tit, etc. The park also has a children’s play area and is known for the mini-train made for the tourists to enjoy. So you can go back to being a kid again, and relive your childhood! The park is perfect for picnics, get-togethers, or merely an evening stroll. It is easily accessible, and a must-visit for tourists in Sri Lanka.

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Timings

Weekdays:- 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Weekends:- 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fees

An entry fee is applicable for entering the park. The entry fee for foreigners is LKR 300. 

Things to do

Victoria Park is an attractive garden where can go for casual family outings or picnics. It is a popular site amongst birdwatchers, as there are many exotic species of birds here. The tourists can also wander around the park and enjoy the sight of some beautiful plants and trees. Apart from this, the park has a play area for children, and a mini-train for the fun rides across the park.

History

The park was initially named after Queen Victoria to honour the 60th Jubilee Coronation of Queen Victoria in the year 1897. It was initially a research field for the Hakgala Botanical Garden and now spans over 27 acres.

How To Reach Victoria Park

The park is easily accessible through local transport as it is in the central area of the city on a highway.

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