Spend some quality time away from the busy streets of Colombo. Visit the Awissawella dry zone botanical gardens to calm your soul away from Colombo yet within teh city! Situated in Puwakpitiya - Thummodara main road, the garden was opened to the public in 2014. Spread around almost 80 acres, the garden is rich in its bio diversity consisting of a stream that flows through the park providing a cool climate. Moreover, there is a vast variety of indigenous plants and animals sure to provide you some quality time within the borders of Colombo.