Royal Botanical garden is located in the Kandy city in Sri Lanka. This garden is well known for its orchid flowers. The garden includes more than 4000 species, also palm trees, medicinal plants etc. It was built by King Kirti Sri Rajasinha as the Royal Pleasure garden. The garden has trees, flowers and shrubs all over, that makes it looks mesmerizing. Exotic crops like tea, coffee, rubber etc. were once grown here and are now tested. Towards the center of the garden they have built an artificial lake which resembles the island of Sri Lanka. There are lakhs of desiccated and conserved sample in the Herbarium. There is a biotechnology laboratory affianced in the group proliferation of decorative, exceptional and widespread plants. The herbs grown in this botanical garden serves as a help in the components of Ayurveda medicines. No visit to Kandy is completed if one doesn’t visit this garden.
Orchid House and Gardens. The orchid house offers the visitor a captivating display of exotic blooms of cattleya, Dendrobium, Arachnis, oncidium, phalaenopsis, vanda and their hydrids. Around the orchid house may be seen several hardy tropical orchids including the largest... more orchid in the world.