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Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 604 3599
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit when visiting Kandy. We had a driver, however you could also get a tuk tuk to this location. Lovely view of Kandy Lake and surrounds and a nice deck for people to take photos.

Thank Micra8687
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is not an absolute must to visit in Kandy, but good enough for a short visit. There is place to park about four cars and a hawker selling some biscuits and cold drinks. You get a bird's eye view of Kandy town and the...More

Thank Chetan S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth to stop for pictures and great Kandy city view. 5-10 minutes enough.There is nothing besides that.

Thank TravelProNewYork
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful spot to see the entire city in a blink of an eye. You can walk up to view pint enjoying the walk. It's not very uphill. There are some boutiques where you can buy souveniers to take home.

Thank Adventure814703
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kandy in general is a city arround a lake The place is not much beautiful and the lake is not much clean

Thank AZIZ K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our driver took us up here to this vantage point where you were greeted by adoring monkeys that are waiting for food scraps and wanting to say hello. Don't get to close though. There was also locals playing draughts which added to the peace about...More

Thank sidbaker1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent view site activities great must visit kandy perahara and food in streets and restaurants great the temple and elephant offernage and elephant walk good experience must go to see

Thank Clive P
Reviewed 1 week ago

wow..... this is great place at the night. if anyone wants to visit this place call this number +94717613047 Such a great guide lives in Kandy also he has budget travel packages. this place located in central of kandy city above to the lake

Thank Madushanka P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is barren, except for a platform which is the view point. Not even an eatery is here. The view is nothing great. You can see the city and the lake from here because it is on a higher plane. This spot is totally...More

Thank StevenP3423
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After spending the previous day in Kandy this was a lovely way to summarise what we had seen. Located nice and high, it gives a gorgeous panoramic view of the city of Kandy. We only visited as a quick stop off on our day of...More

Thank Ketan B
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