Beautiful Places To Visit In Nuwara Eliya

Nestled in one of the most enviable places in Sri Lanka, the Green Hills property is tantamount to an oasis of inimitable experiences. Once you have indulged in the exquisite comforts of Green Hills, it would be prudent for you to venture to some of the most attractive places in Nuwara Eliya.

You are assured to enjoy the verdant wonders of the Victoria Park, and the freezing attractiveness of Devon Falls. Once you have satiated your senses with these wonders, make sure that you traverse the historical and mystical wonders of Hanuman’s Temple. Consider this locale a Wonder of Asia, which only you are privy to.

Hidden and unknown to the world’s denizens, Little England, as Nuwara Eliya is known, should probably remain cocooned away from the world’s attention. Having exhausted all your energy, let the staff at Green Hills do what they do best, which is – spoiling you.

St.Clair’s Fall

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St.Clair’s fall is one of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka and is commonly known as the “Little Niagara of Sri Lanka”. It is one of six waterfalls affected by the Upper Kotmale Hydropower Project.

Gregory Lake

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Lake Gregory is a reservoir in heart of the tea country hill city, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. Lake Gregory was constructed during the period of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. The lake and the surrounding area make up the Gregory Lake Area.

Gregory Lake

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Lake Gregory is a reservoir in heart of the tea country hill city, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. Lake Gregory was constructed during the period of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. The lake and the surrounding area make up the Gregory Lake Area.

Devon Falls

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Devon Falls is a waterfall in Sri Lanka, situated 6 km west of Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya District on A7 highway. The falls is named after a pioneer English coffee planter called Devon, whose plantation is situated nearby the falls. The Waterfall is 97 meters high and ranked 19th highest in the Island. The Falls formed by Kothmale Oya, a tributary of Mahaweli River. Altitude of Devon falls is 1,140m above sea level.

Hakgala Botanical Garden is one of the five botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. Hakgala Botanical Garden is situated on the Nuwara Eliya-Badulla main road, 16 km from Nuwara Eliya. The garden has a cool temperate climate because of an altitude of 5,400 feet above the sea level. The mean annual temperature ranges between 16 °C to 30 °C during the course of a year. From December to February, it has a cold climate while the warm climate persists from April to August.

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Hakgala Botanical Garden is one of the five botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. Hakgala Botanical Garden is situated on the Nuwara Eliya-Badulla main road, 16 km from Nuwara Eliya. The garden has a cool temperate climate because of an altitude of 5,400 feet above the sea level. The mean annual temperature ranges between 16 °C to 30 °C the during the course of a year. From December to February, it has a cold climate while the warm climate persists from April to August.

Horton Plains

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The Horton Plains are the headwaters of three major Sri Lankan rivers, the Mahaweli, Kelani, and Walawe. In Sinhala, the plains are known as “Maha Eliya” Plains. The stone tools dating back to Balangoda culture have been found here. The plains’ vegetation is grasslands interspersed with montane forest and includes many endemic woody plants. Large herds of Sri Lankan sambar deer feature as typical mammals and the park is also an Important Bird Area with many species not only endemic to Sri Lanka but also restricted to the Horton Plains. Forest dieback is one of the major threats to the park and some studies suggest that it is caused by a natural phenomenon.

Racecourse

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Racecourse in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka is the only remaining horse racing venue in Sri Lanka. Situated 1,868 meters (6,129 ft) above sea level the race course is one of the highest in the world. The track has a circumference of 1,800 meters (5,900 ft) (approx. 9 furlongs) with a 333-meter straight.

Racecourse

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Racecourse in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka is the only remaining horse racing venue in Sri Lanka. Situated 1,868 meters (6,129 ft) above sea level the race course is one of the highest in the world. The track has a circumference of 1,800 meters (5,900 ft) (approx. 9 furlongs) with a 333-meter straight.

Victoria Park

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The park was formally named in 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. The park was established with the planting of its first tree, an Oak, by a visiting German Princess. The Nanu Oya River runs through the park, creating a number of small lakes. A number of rare bird species can be found in the park. At the far end of the park has a small children’s playground and miniature ridable railway.

Golf Course

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The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club proudly conveys to its membership that in recognition of sporting excellence and achievements and in appreciation of dedicated services and determined commitment, the club was adjudged the runner-up for the most outstanding leisure sports provider for the year 2016 at the Presidential Sports Awards Night.

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Golf Course

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The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club proudly conveys to its membership that in recognition of sporting excellence and achievements and in appreciation of dedicated services and determined commitment, the club was adjudged the runner-up for the most outstanding leisure sports provider for the year 2016 at the Presidential Sports Awards Night.



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