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      Galle the capital city of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka is a beautiful town with a World Heritage Site to its name and which is primarily responsible for its popularity with tourists. Read more

      Dehiwal-Mount Lavinia is a residential suburb in Colombo Sri Lanka and is known as Colombo's beach retreat. Also called the "Golden Mile" of beaches, it has long been a hot spot for tourism and nightlife. It is one of the most liberal regions in Sri Lanka and plays host to the island's annual Gay Pride and Rainbow Kite Festival since 2005. With so many interesting places to see and explore, Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia has become one of the most visited places in Sri Lanka. If you are planning to visit the island country of Sri Lanka in May, make sure to explore the beaches, Bolgoda Lake and the Dehiwal Zoo which are the most popular places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia in May.

      4 Interesting Places To Visit In Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia In May

      Explore these fun and interesting places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia in May and live an experience that will make your vacation a memorable one.

      1. Dehiwala Zoo

      Dehiwala Image Source Established in 1936, Dehiwala zoo is one of the oldest zoological garden in Asia that is located in the Mount Lavinia district of Sri Lanka. Spread over an area of 11 acres and home to almost 3000 animals and three hundred and ten species of flora and fauna, Dehiwala Zoo is a perfect place for the visitors to have a candid rendezvous with the wildlife while enjoying the elephant show and sea lion performance which is held every evening. It also has a charming picturesque butterfly garden with 30 species of butterfly which is decorated with shrubs, trees and small streams and exhibits the various stages of their life cycles. Brimming with colourful flowers and dimly lit pathways this place is an ideal spot to captivate tourist attention with spectacular views. For families and their kids, it surely is a magical place. Visit the place in May and you will find it less crowded. Your kids will be able to explore the zoo animals closely and properly. Location: 120 Galvihara Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka Timings: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Entry Fees Indian: 
      • INR 800 (Adult)
      • INR 400 (Child)
      Foreigner:
      • INR 2500(Adult)
      • INR 1250(Child)
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      2. Diyatha Uyana

      Diyatha Image Source Ever heard of bringing the dead back to life- Dont be scared but the transformation of Diyatha Uyana from a wasteland to one of the most attractive Colombo tourist places, has been nothing less than phenomenal. Housing an incredible lake, an aquarium, local eateries, and few handicrafts stalls, the place now is graced by the unique 3D art implemented by local artists. Location: Kaduwela Road, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo Timings: Monday to Sunday – 24 Hours Entry Fee: Free Read More: Best Places To Visit In Colombo

      3. Traditional Puppet Art Museum

      puppet Image Source Puppet shows hold a lot of meaning and importance in Sri Lankan culture. So this museum is single-handedly responsible for upholding a lot of the fold tradition and values of the island country even to this day. Keep note that the demand for these places is really high and so it is better to just book your seats as early as you can. Perfect for all age groups, it is sure to bring entertainment and joy to many. The way the artists manage to flaunt and work with their attractive and multi-colored puppets is a sight to behold in itself. Location: It is located at Dehiwala, in close proximity to the Galle. Timings: The museum is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, all days of the week. Entry Fee: Approximate price begins from Rs. 20 per adult. Read More: Best Places To Visit In Colombo

      4. Bolgoda Lake

      Bolgoda Lake One of the best things to do in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is taking a stroll along the mesmerizing Bolgoda Lake. This beautiful water body is presumed to be the largest natural lake in Sri Lanka. It covers around two-thirds of Kalutara district and is also a major part of Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia. You would be amazed to know that it is also the largest freshwater lake in Sri Lanka. The lake has a rich history of it. It was used for transportation of people and goods from the upper stream of Kalu Ganga. There is an island in the lake which is used by the ferryman to rest. One amazing thing about this lake is that it was a famous hunting ground during the time of British colonialism in Sri Lanka. So, along with absorbing hordes of natural beauty, you would also get to learn a lot about the place’s history. Activities to Enjoy: Kayaking, Sailing, Yachting, Canoeing, Jet Skiing, Water Skiing There could be no better place to beat the summer heat than the stunning, lush green islands of Sri Lanka. Have some memorable time as you explore some of the popular places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia in May. Spend some cool and refreshing time at the beaches, splashing on the waves or enjoy the mouth-watering cuisines, try the orange coconut water and more. With so many places to visit in Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia in May, you can find everything you need to have an exciting vacation in Sri Lanka. Read more

      Louvre Abu Dhabi is UAE’s one of the hottest attractions and one of the most intriguing museums in the Gulf Region. A visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi comprises of exploring a myriad collection of art, artefacts and exhibits from diverse civilizations and world history. Read more

      Egypt has always been one of the top notch tourist destinations in the world and there are only few travel enthusiasts who might not know about Egypt and its natural as well as historical heritage of this country.

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      Australia, which is officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia is a sovereign country with a rich history. So, if you ever plan to study the cultural, scientific, artistic and historical aspects of Australia, the best thing to do is to visit the Museums in Australia.

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      Flacq is a quaint district situated in eastern Mauritius. It is the largest Mauritian district, having an area of 298 kilometers square. The population in Flacq in 2015 stood at 138,460.

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      “A museum is a spiritual place. People lower their voices when they get close to art.”- Mario Botta Museums illuminate the rare and precious treasures of historical, scientific and artistic interests. While wandering the lush greenery and dreamy royal residences in the ‘Garden City of India’, planning a visit to the famous museums in Banglore, will surely give you an erudite exposure to this history-filled city of southern India. Read more

      Culturally speaking, tourists love Singapore, from art to cooking. Literature in Singapore is rich in history and you can see locals dealing with various works of fiction or non-fiction from well-known Singaporean artists. Read more

      The city of New York is especially celebrated for its passion and love for arts. Its history plays an important part in the making of the city. It has been enriched by the flourishing artistic fraternity and Read more

      Exploring Nepal, an intriguing country where Lord Buddha the ‘enlightened one’ was born, is not only restricted to the famous places to visit or shopping destinations in the cities. To have an encounter with the tempting history and culture of this country you must go ahead Read more

      Art enthusiasts, geology buffs, nature lovers, and photography enthusiasts will have a ball in Clarke Quay, Singapore. From taking a stroll in the surrounding garden area and wind surfing to petting giant tortoises and eating Malay, Indian and Read more

      Harbourfront in Singapore is an ideal stopover for anyone who plans to travel elsewhere in Singapore. It can be reached by ferry services or air. A number of international cruise lines stop at Harbourfront before going further away in Singapore.

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      Holding the vision of becoming the global city of art, Singapore has excessively nurtured its art and culture throughout the past two decades. To ensure the art progresses and fosters an idea and innovation, the National Gallery Singapore was established in the year 2015. Read more

      Jelebu is a tiny region in Singapore that’s slowly rising to become one of the most popular tourist hotspots. Walk around for a day

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      Hougang is a small region in Singapore. Compared to the rest of the regions, its size however is quite large. The natural scenery

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      Pearls Hill, or Mount Stamford as it is popularly called, is a small hill in Singapore. Located close to Chinatown, it is one of the few surviving hilly regions in the country. It is the home of prominent buildings such as Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Read more

      The chances of you having heard of Moka in Mauritius are pretty low. Moka is a quaint village in Mauritius situated between Moka district and Plaines Wilhems District. The elevation is upto 425 m. The population of Moka is pretty low. It stands at 8,846 people. Read more

      Moldova a small European country is famous for its beautiful places. Many people come to this place to explore its natural beauty along with some traditional and historical places. There are some places in this town that are famous for its fine architecture. Read more