Dehiwala Zoo/ National Zoological Garden

Dehiwala Zoo/ National Zoological Garden Get ready to be amazed with the wonders of nature and animals that you can find in the Dehiwala Zoo, also known as the National Zoological Garden of Sri Lanka. This zoo is one of the oldest and most treasured zoos in Asia boasting of nearly a 70 species of birds with over 30 kinds of reptiles all displayed in this zoo.

Founded in 1936, this zoo has kept its goal of aspiring to be one of the renowned zoological institutions in the country. The zoo houses around 3000 kinds of different animals and so far, has been enjoyed by many locals and foreigners alike. Most visitors especially like watching the elephants thrive in their natural environment with shows to entertain children of all ages and even kids at heart.



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