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Asgiriya Stadium

Asgiriya Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #14 of 31 attractions in Kandy
Type: Sports Complexes
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I was organizing a six a side all island invitational hockey tournament to celebrate my school's anniversary and I must say that from the very beginning to the very last moment ground staff helped me in every way they could. Without their help the things could have been messed. The welcome was excellent. Ground curator is a nice gentleman. Nice... More

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

There are few stadiums in Kandy. Asgiriya stadium is one of them. It is the closest to town and the other one is Bogambara stadium. Asgiriya stadium was used to play most of the international cricket matches before the Pallakele stadium was built. The picturesque scenery from one end and the range of hills surrounded by it makes it a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Another very famous stadium for Cricket in Kandy. Selected for many international cricket tournaments. Large crowd could be gathered at any time and is very spacious but facilities are not nice

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I used this ground as a school boy and during my school years, I played Cricket and also did athletics at Asgiriya ... I went there very recently and it was good to see the old ground all same, properly maintained and good for sports anytime ...

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London, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

as a cricket lover I heard that this is one of the most picturesqe cricket grounds around the world. as it was noit far from the city itself, made a vsist. Ture to its word a very beautiful ground and some school games were been played. if you are in kandy it is a must see place.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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129 reviews 129 reviews
67 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This is the only Test cricket ground that is owned by a school in the world up to now. Prior it been made a test ground there were 2 grounds at 2 levels. In order to accommodate a larger crowd & be within the test ground requirement it was leveled & 1 ground made. I remember the late Tony Greig... More

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Christchurch
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3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Old International cricket stadium now used a s a ground by one of the schools in Kandy. Have seen better cricket grounds!!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Its a good place over 583 meters height from the sea level. all green. The day was cloudy and the view was excellent

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Another very famous stadium for Cricket in Kandy. Selected for many international cricket tournaments. Large crowd could be gathered at any time and is very spacious.

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Brea, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Asgiriya Stadium is truly beautiful. The cricket ground is surrounded by the hunnasgiri mountains which makes it look like part of the naural environment. I'm told, the stadium is owned by a high school (Trinity College Kandy) and that it is the only International Cricket Stadium to be owned by a high school in the world. The Stadium also houses... More

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