Cinnamon Gardens

Colombo, West Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Region

settlement
GeoPoint: 6.90667 , 79.8633  
CountrySri Lanka

About Cinnamon Gardens

Cinnamon Gardens (Sinhala:කුරුඳු වත්ත, Tamil:கறுவாத் தோட்டம்) is an affluent neighbourhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka located 3 kilometers south-east from Colombo's centre. Cinnamon Gardens is named from the former cinnamon plantation in this area. In the year 1789, there were 289 acres (1.17 km2) of cinnamon trees in the gardens. At present, Cinnamon Gardens is the location of the Prime Minister's Office, Independence Hall, Colombo Town Hall and National Museum as well as numerous foreign embassies and high commissions, located down streets lined with fine trees and mansions that are home to the country's elite. It is also the location of the Colombo Department of Meteorology and its observatory.

Region Types

administrative districtdistrictsettlement

Translations

シナモン・ガーデンズ (ja)

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Region Info

Area Info

  • County: Colombo
  • State: West Sri Lanka
  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Population Info


      Sources: DBpedia
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