Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
Nuwara Eliya’s attractions include golf courses, trout streams, Victoria Park and boating or fishing on Lake Gregory. Birdwatchers can see various species, particularly the Indian Blue Robin, Pied Thrush or Scaly Thrush.
One of the distinctive features of Nuwara Eliya's countryside is the widespread growing of vegetables, fruit and flowers usually associated with temperate Europe. "Little England" has a somewhat incongruous conjunction of terraces growing leeks, beetroot and roses, interspersed with tea bushes on the steeper slopes.
located in the centre of Nuwara Eliya's Victoria Park is always worth a visit. There are special flower shows in March - May and September - August.
Victoria Park is open to the public daily from 8 am to 5 pm.
owned by the same family for three generations Hakgala Gardens stretches over 27 hectares.
Formerly a cinchona plantation Hakgala Gardens today is famous for its roses and ferns.
Seetha Amman Temple
the Seetha Amman Temple is supposed to be build on the same spot where Sita, the wife of Hindu god Shiva was held captive by the demon king Rawana as told in the Ramayana epic.
Hermann Hesse was fascinated by the location. So why not going up there and reading Sidharta in the perfect environment?
Nuwara Eliya is an ideal starting point for day trips to tea plantations, Kandy, Horton's Plains, World's End and Ella.