National Spice Garden is situated in Matale. Sri Lanka is quite popular for its spices all around the world. There are over fifteen types of spices in National Spice Garden and they are traded in the international spice market.
About the location
National Spice Garden has the most valuable spice that can be found from Sri Lanka which is cinnamon. The highest quality of cinnamon can be obtained here. The best part of National Spice Garden is that you can journey around the places where the spices are grown and at the same time you can buy the best quality spices for the most affordable price.
Further information about the place
National Spice Garden is considered to be the Central Research Station of the Department of Export Agriculture in Matale. This is a very unique place to study about the various types of Sri Lankan spices and to experience the real spices of the country at the same time.
Getting to the location
Take the McCallum road then go on the Colombo-Katunayake expressway and exit from the Ja-Ela exit. Turn right onto Chilaw – Colombo Main Road and turn right onto Kurunegala Road.
Turn right to Kathiresan Kovil Road and turn right onto Kandy Road. Turn left onto Madulkelle- Kandenuwara and go for 1.8 km and your destination will be on the left.
You have to head south on Kandy Road, Kandy – Jaffna Highway. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Kandy Road.
Sharp left at Saubhagya Enterprises onto Madulkelle – Kabaragala – Kandenuwara and your destination will be on the left.