A relatively new ground, the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium was built in 2000. The ground has a capacity of 16,800 and has hosted ODIs but yet to host any test matches.
Tenants: Sri Lanka Cricket
Address: Kurunegala Road, Dambulla 21100
Location & Travel to Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium
The ground is located approximately 3km west of Dambulla, with a tuk-tuk the easiest way to access.
Airport: The closest international airport is in Colombo, 128km away from Dambulla.
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Bus: There are frequent buses from central Dambulla to Colombo (5 hours) and Kandy (2 hours).
Train: There is no train station in Dambulla, with the closest station being Habarana (about 23km north), which has a service to Colombo (6 hours).
Where to Stay in Dambulla
What to do in Dambulla
Although I didn’t get to see it myself, I’ve heard the Dambulla cave temple is worth a visit. Sigiriya Rock and gardens is also nearby, with a bus taking about 45 minutes from Dambulla, or can be visited from Habarana.
Last Updated on February 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist