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Viharamahadevi Park

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Viharamahadevi Park in Colombo

Viharamahadevi Park, known earlier as Victoria Park, is Colombo's only central park. It's been done-up for quite a while now and it looks great, especially in the evenings. It’s notable for its superb flowering trees, which bloom in March, April and early May. Elephants used for ceremonies sometimes spend the night in the park, chomping on palm branches.

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Location:
Colombo
Sri Lanka
Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
NA
Time people usually spend here:
1.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
6.9136303°N, 79.8606288°E
Distance from Colombo city center to Viharamahadevi Park
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: Open 24 hours

Tuesday: Open 24 hours

Wednesday: Open 24 hours

Thursday: Open 24 hours

Friday: Open 24 hours

Saturday: Open 24 hours

Sunday: Open 24 hours

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Read traveller's reviews about Viharamahadevi Park..

Overall Rating:4.2

reviews
  '5' out of 5
"Lovely place amidst nature. It's green and green all around. Walking tracks, cycling tracks, boating all make it a great time pass with a bounty of fresh air. You are bound to fall in love with this place. For children there's a dedicated play area also."
  '4' out of 5
"Now the park is well build. Which includes Cycling tracking, Jogging tracking, horse riding for kids, . Fun and relaxing place to enjoy your evening with loving ones. I basically recommend this place for jogging as I do everyday there.. :-)"
  '5' out of 5
"Not like early days, Now the park is well structured. Cycling field, walking pavements. Also horse riding, horse carriages and also new boating service is now available. Fun and relaxing place. Worth a visit with family."
  '4' out of 5
"Nice place to relax. Separate children's park is available. Cycling track is available round the park. Sanitary facilities are also well maintained. Ideal place to spend your evening. "
  '5' out of 5
"If you are a tree lover, a great place to take a stroll. You'll be amazed by the sheer variety of trees of varied size, shape, shade that are native to Sri Lanka all in the middle of the city."

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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 9, 2016