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Mirijjawila Botanic Gardens

Mirijjawila Dry Zone Botanic Gardens is the first botanic gardens in Sri Lanka designed by the local experts after 130 years. The garden is 300 acres in extent. It is located in the Hambantota District and was opened to the public in 2013.

The main purposes of the new garden are to conserve dry and arid zone plants ex-situ to conduct on studies about plants that are lesser known and underutilized in the dry zone; promote the herbal industry; promote economic development in the area and provide education and training on botany and floriculture in the dry zone.

Tel: +94 47 225 8009

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