The Viharamadevi Park formerly known as the Victoria Park is the oldest and the largest park in Colombo. The park is located near the National Museum of Sri Lanka and it is certainly a place you should visit during your stay in Colombo.
Why should you visit here?
The Viharamahadevi Park is located at the heart of the city of Colombo and it is an ideal place to escape from the chaos of the busy city life. The park is filled with shady trees and a tranquil ambiance and upon visiting here you can enjoy absolute peace of mind.
Attractions at the park
Apart from the lush greenery, the expansive park is well known for, there are many other attractions with the park such as a world war memorial, a children’s play space, a lake and a small suspension bridge, an aquarium and more.
Other things to do
You can find a number of street vendors selling toys and snacks and you can also find pones around the area and let your kids enjoy a pony ride. The snack varieties you can get here include candyfloss, pickled fruits (achchcaru), hot corn, ice-cream and more.
Getting there and accommodation facilities
Reaching the park is incredibly easy and you can get here by taxi, by a tuk-tuk or by public transit. The park is located in the central business district amidst high rise buildings and apartments for sale in Colombo the likes of TRI-ZEN and many others.
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