Thursday, February 25, 2021

Victoria Park, Nuwara Eliya

Victoria Park, Nuwara Eliya
Victoria Park is an urban park located in Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka.

The park was established in 1897. In 1917, a Cyprus tree was planted in the park to commemorate World War I of 1914 (Abeyawardana, 2004).

Presently, the park extends in an area of about 12 hectares (Abeyawardana, 2004). Initially, it had a large extent of the land but it got reduced later as utilization of some of the lands for civic purposes (Abeyawardana, 2004). Presently, the park is maintained by the Nuwara Eliya Municipal Council.

References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2004. Heritage of Kandurata: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. pp.209-210.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 28 February 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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