With more than 350 species and more than 3000 animals, the National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka is one of the leading tourist spots of the sapphire island.
Although it is primarily a zoo, it emphasizes on the education, welfare, and conservation of animals. This zoo exchanges animals with other zoos in the worldwide on an annual basis, ensuring that visitors get to see new animals every year. Do not miss out on the elephant performances that are held on specific dates.
The elephants perform antics such as hopping on a single foot and wiggling their backs to the sound of music.Places nearby:
Viharamahadevi Park: Largest Public Park in Colombo 6 km / 3 mi
Diyatha Uyana: Sri Lanka's Relaxing Lakeside Park 6 km / 4 mi
The Kingsbury Hotel: Sri-Lanka's Best Five Star Hotel 9 km / 5 mi
The Royal Palace - One of the Cambodia grand palaces 97 km / 60 mi
Dambulla Cave Temple: A Sacred Pilgrimage And World UNESCO Heritage Site 140 km / 87 mi