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Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, Kandy
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You can't miss Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, a huge concrete Buddha statue visible from most spots in Kandy. If you prefer to get close, climb the set of stairs up the hill to the statue's perch, where you can enjoy pleasant views of the city. Try to spot the lake, football stadium, and tea factory from your outlook. Some devotees may leave flowers or light oil lamps to worship at this attraction. Keep in mind you must remove your shoes to approach the statue, so take socks to prevent burning your feet on the concrete. See Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue and all Kandy has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kandy travel itinerary maker.
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  • Reminded me very much of a similar statue overlooking Phuket Thailand. Can get busy but worth the visit and the views 
  • Nice temple with climb on an observation deck behind the statue of the Buddha. Beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and the Kandy Lake. It is a nice trip, but certainly no compelling required sightseeing object.
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  • Couldn't get spare time to visit the place actually but had a nice view of Buddha watching the city from Kandy view point