Colombo Zoological Gardens
Colombo's zoo has a fine collection of animals, birds, reptiles
and fish from all over the world, but in particular showcases the
fauna of the island. The complex includes an aquarium, which is the
only one of its kind in Asia displaying more than 500 varieties of
aquatic life. There is also a walk-through aviary, reptile
enclosure and butterfly park. One of the most popular attractions
at the zoo is the daily elephant show, which takes place at
Address: In Dehiwala, south of the city
Telephone: (0)11 271 2751
Opening Time: Daily 8:30am-6pm.
Admission: LKR 2,000 (adults), LKR 1,000 (children).