Galway's Land National Park, Nuwara Eliya

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Galway's Land National Park is a small 27 ha (0.10 sq mi) national park, consisting of dense montane forest. It is located within the city limits of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka, approximately 2 km (1 mi) east of the city centre. It was formally declared as a wildlife sanctuary on 27 May 1938. The Galway's Land was elevated to national park status on 18 May 2006. The park was declared to conserve the montane ecosystems. Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka considers that Victoria Park in Nuwara Eliya and Galway's Land are two of the most significant birding sites in Sri Lanka. Galway's Land harbours about 20 rare migrant bird species and 30 native species. Apart from the avifauna, the park has valuable floral species of both native and foreign origin. Galway Forest Lodge is located close to the park.
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  • Its a small national park located within the city limits of Nuwara Eliya. Its said that it conserve the montane ecosystem and also a prominent site for bird watching. There is a walking trail of...  more »
  • As we walked through this small forest, we kept hearing loud sounds of bad music coming from the town/houses/buildings in the area. So it didn't feel like we are in a forest at all. We couldn't enjoy....  more »
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  • Excellent for nature lovers. It’s a very quiet place in busy Nuwaraeliya city limits. Easy to walk & pathway is good with some steps. Ticket is very reasonable. This park is good for bird watching. There are no big animals. Enjoy it & love it. But don’t pollute this.
  • This is a place that enjoy natural environment and some endeavor animals. Very calm and cool place. you must visit this place with your children.

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