Ladies' View, Killarney

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Few places in Ireland have been photographed as often as Ladies' View, a spot that offers unspoiled views of the famous Lakes of Killarney. The scenic point's name stems from a visit of Queen Victoria's ladies-in-waiting, who came here in 1861 and afterward told everyone they met of the deep impression the landscape of sky, water, and mountains had left on them. This is one of Ireland's best-known panoramas, but there is a bit more to this place than just one vista. The lookout also contains a modern cafe and a well-stocked gift shop, selling rugs, throws, scarves, and sheepskins. Try to time your visit for mid-morning or mid-afternoon, when the landscape is most conducive to photos. A visit to Ladies' View represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Killarney online holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Oh! My! Gosh! It is beautiful and very peaceful. Our travel director told us all about this and I thoroughly recommend everyone to go here.  more »
  • Nice scenic panorama of ring of Kerry.Like all Kerry its just amazing the beauty of nature any place you go to in ring of Kerry.  more »
  • Viewpoint where you can see the lakes and the mountains of Killarney National Park. There are other viewpoints, but this is the classic.
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  • The place is amazing! The view was breath taking but chilly while we were there. Wear proper shoes and take your camera!
  • Amazing view after the many breathtaking views on the way to reach here.It was a beautiful place along with someone playing Irish music in the background. My daughter enjoyed her first rock- climbing experience over here😂😂.Its funny because the rocks though are of an average size for us, for a 3 year old, its pretty big.
  • Absolutely stunning! The view is breathtaking. Be careful while driving there as the streets are narrow and a lot of busses are around in this area. There is a souvenir shop and a cafe on site. If you have time I would recommend to enjoy a coffee and a cake on the rooftop terrace and watch the shadows of the clouds moving through the valley.
  • Add this to your 'to do' list when in Killarney. A steep and curvy but beautiful drive through the mountains brings you to Ladies View. Regardless of weather, its always a pleasure to visit. Go to Torc Waterfall on the way!
  • Great place to stop and take a picture. There are also many roadside stops before and after, if you want to avoid "the tourists".

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