Nuwara Eliya is known as Little England in Sri Lanka by many tourists. It is a mountain station at 1,868 m (6,128 ft) of altitude, in a splendid landscape. Climate is cool and refreshing. The lovely Victoria Park is one of the nicest and well maintained town parks in the center of the city. Spectacular views of the tea gardens and green surroundings comfort the eyes and mind. Gregory Lake gives a tranquil impression to anyone walking nearby. There are sports and cultural events organized in the city.