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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Colombo Road, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in March 2019 after the ground had closed for test matches, so I'm not reviewing a test match! There are fantastic views of the ground from Galle Fort (free to walk around) and from the circular road that encircles the stadium. We went...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stumac14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my brother and myself watched England at this test and enjoyed the experience very friendly staff they could not no enough to help

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jet301279
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the most low-key international stadium I’ve ever visited. There’s a fairly uninspiring pavilion and a grandstand (if you can call it that) and the rest is open. To be fair, there was a school game on when we were there and we were allowed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dakles
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Ocean both the side of the stadium, nice pavilion end facing road and fort behind the fort end, the view of the fort and the clock tower from the pavilion side was awesome. Watched many test and ODI matches live in television but my first...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

This Stadium functions under the management of Galle Cricket Club. It is a small ground if compared to other Cricket Stadiums in SL, but hosts some intl matches.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ankit S
Reviewed 4 December 2018

This was my 3rd test match at the wonderful Galle venue and it may have been my last, as there are rumours it is to be demolished. Without knowing the full details, it appears that UNSESCO have complained about a recently built stand spoiling the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the experience of watching Test cricket at this lovely little ground. There was a great atmosphere and we were fortunate that the weather was perfect for the duration of the match. The ground only holds around 8000 people but there was probably...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing cricket stadium located on the sea dhire and just outside galle fort. The view from galle fort is great for this stadium

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rjpriyanka
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Definately one of the most picturesque locations for a stadium, surrounded by the fort and the sea. Unfortunately scarred by the new pavillion that has been built.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AJ310B
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Loved the day watching the cricket, it is a lovely stadium, very unique. Great setting right by the fort.

Date of experience: November 2018
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6th to 10th November Test v England.