Peradeniya Botanical Gardens

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Past rulers harnessed the power of the Mahaweli in Peradeniya, then the British created a botanical garden here in the 19C. Now the largest garden on the island, it boasts a vast range of tropical plants from here and elsewhere including orchids, palms and spice trees.

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