Kandy view point, Kandy

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Climb the hill by Kandy Lake to reach Kandy view point and receive a view of the city that cannot be beaten. As a popular tourist spot, the area brings in a large amount of peddlers, though they often sell sub-par items. The area also has a reputation for high pickpocket activity, so keep an eye on your belongings. From the hill, you can enjoy great views over the lake and the city as a whole. With our online itinerary creator, Kandy attractions like Kandy view point can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It was okay but not something breathtaking. There are many other places in Kendy that are more beautiful and worth visiting than this one 
    It was okay but not something breathtaking. There are many other places in Kendy that are more beautiful and worth visiting than this one  more »
  • A purpose built viewing area beside the road large enough for a large group to gather but always relatively quiet when we passed. As it is just a viewpoint there is no charge, very good views over... 
    A purpose built viewing area beside the road large enough for a large group to gather but always relatively quiet when we passed. As it is just a viewpoint there is no charge, very good views over...  more »
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  • Kandy City View Point is a place to capture the picturesque view of the Kandy city. It stands overlooking the Kandy Lake with the Temple of the Tooth Relic in the background. It is a good place to visit during sunrise or sunset for an amazing panoramic view of this city surrounded by mountains. It is a popular place to take photographs. This view point is situated in Rajapihilla Mawatha. It is also called Arthur’s Seat and is supposedly the highest point in Kandy standing 550 meters above sea level.
  • You get a wonderful view of the Kandy Lake and the Temple of Tooth Relic from here. It is just beautiful looking at the city from this point. Definitely a recommended place to visit. Avoid visiting at night, day view is better.

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