Dance in Kandy

Kandy Lake Club

Located 300m up Sanghamitta Mawatha, this place has arguably the best costumes of any of the venues staging traditional Sri Lankan dance shows. The front seats are usually reserved for groups, so for good seats arri…
Dance in Kandy

Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre

This is the busiest dance show venue and in high-season it can be overwhelmingly crammed with tour groups. However, the auditorium makes it easier to take photographs than at other venues. It’s on the northern lake …
Dance in Kandy

Mahanuwara YMBA

Southwest of the lake, the YMBA guesthouse is a low-key venue in which to see Sri Lankan dance, but the performance is the equal of the other venues and the crowds somewhat less.
Stadium in Kandy

Asgiriya Stadium

The modest Asgiriya Stadium, north of the town centre, hosts crowds of up to 10,000 cheering fans at international one-day and test matches. The compact stadium is reckoned to be one of the most attractive used for …