New Ranweli Spice Garden, Kandy

2.7
#3 of 8 in Parks in Kandy
At New Ranweli Spice Garden, see why Sri Lanka became a globally popular country for its herbs and spices. The environment possesses excellent conditions for growing cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, peppercorn, and other flavorful delights. Learn about the process of growing these natural products using ecologically friendly methods. At the end of your visit, stop in the souvenir shop to purchase some exotic spices from the source. The attraction offers free transport wherever needed between the city and the estate. Note that the law strictly forbids harming cinnamon trees. Plan trip to Kandy with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • We stopped here for lunch and had a lovely curry buffet. Opportunity to tour the spice garden and make purchases at the shop.  more »
  • Very good guided tour of the garden. Many useful information told by a committed employee, I hope information about the finished products. Whether it just works, it's hard to assess. For a Dane, it can be an ovant when they start trying to sell their products, but remember there is nothing wrong in saying no-thank you, because there is no one there to take the money out and buy something.
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  • This place is great for anyone who loves to cook and is curious about how their spices come to be. Joshua was an excellent host who took me around the garden to show me the befores and after of ginger, cacao, coffee, pepper, turmeric, cardamom, nutmeg and so much more. Place was a little confusing to find - follow google until it says you're there (there's a small shop on the right)and there's a sign pointing towards the garden 60m down a winding gravel road. Follow that road.
  • Don't go there, they are thiefs! Everything is too expensive, overpriced and products what they are selling is waste like for example vanilla, if there is two drops of real vanilla inside it's good.
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