National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka, Colombo

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View an extensive display of wildlife at National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka, home to 3,000 individual animals representing 310 different species. The 10 hectare (24 acre) grounds promote the animals' well-being, with dense tree coverage and well-maintained landscapes. Get up close to mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, and marine invertebrates, and take in one of a number of shows, including elephant and sea lion performances as well as an education program for chimps. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Colombo holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • It’s was great experience to visit in National Zoological Garden of Sri Lanka Very beautiful and green garden, Animal was there what I show Excellent service, cleanse of Zoo was good Nice visit if you...  more »
  • Please do not visit. Animals are not kept in a good condition plus they look weak. Not worth it. If you are an animal lover you will hate this place.  more »
  • Its sad to see elephants chained up to posts, unable to move more than a few metres. It sad to see bored chimps. Its also sad to see wild horses trapped in tiny enclosures. And the parrots locked in t...  more »
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