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The History

history

The history of Nuwara Eliya roughly dates back to 1818 when Dr. John Davy discovered Nuwara Eliya as a place with a similar ...

Gregory lakeNamed after Sir William Gregory in 1873, this is a prominent attraction used for water sports and recreational activities. Lake Park, Boat Rides are available. Can be reached by sea plane which takes only 30 minutes from Colombo. At the southern end of the town is Gregory Lake where the holiday makers can enjoy a leisurely walk on the paved walk ways, with swan shaped paddle boats for the more adventurous. There are pony rides round the lake for the kids and even adults, with plenty of fast food stalls located in a separate area where one can enjoy a meal or a snack.

  • Location

    Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    (700m from Nuwara Eliya)

Phase 1

phase1

The phase 1 is situated alongside the Nuwara Eliya Town. Entrance will be after purchasing entrance tickets.

Phase 2

phase2

Situated near the Anicut of Gregory’s lake. Entrance is free.

Phase 3

phase3

Situated on the other side of the Nuwara Eliya town, where entrance is free.

Located inside all these parks, are restaurants to satisfy your appetite, Summer Huts for relaxation, Motor boats and paddling boats for the young and more adventurous minded.


Near Places

Lover's Leap Waterfall

Lovers Leap

Lovers leap is an impressive water fall which is known for its romantic folklore. To reach this place one has to go through the tea factory and reach the tea manager’s bungalow along a dirt road.

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Single Tree Hill

Single Tree

The word “Single Tree” has been in existence from time immemorial. An excellent view of the sun rise can be seen from the top of this mountain.

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Victoria Park

Victoria Park

Named after Queen Victoria’s 60th jubilee coronation and established in 1897, it has a land mass of 27 acres.

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Pedro Mountain

Pedro Mountain

Popularly known as Piduruthalagala , where the radio transmitting station is seen at the summit of the mountain from Nuwara Eliya.

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