Bogambara Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka It is one of the oldest grounds in the country. Stadium is currently used mostly for Rugby matches and hosted the games of the Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7's. It has a capacity of 30,000.Make Bogambara Stadium part of your personalized Kandy itinerary using our Kandy trip builder app .
In 1897 the grounds were converted from a lake to a playing field. At one time it was the site for carnivals, games circuses and gymkhana activities and even an execution ground during the British occupation. A number of sporting clubs including Kandy Sports Club, Young’s Stars SC, Young Wanders SC, Green Field SC and schools including St. Anthony’s, Trinity College, Sri Rahula College, St. Paul’s (now known as Sri Sumangala College), Dharmaraja College and Kingswood College used the venue to conduct cricket, football, rugby, hockey and athletics. Bogambara Stadium was not only used for sports, it was also used for folk sports including elle, bahu, thattu and gudu.
Bogambara Stadium Reviews
It's a good place to play. There is nothing to watch like an attraction. But if so if you have time for play more »
I passed by the stadium after returning from a 15 km hike and was entertained by schoolchildren who were having a competition. I am not sure if it was sports as i only saw one race round the track, bu... more »
The stadium is not up to date with facilities. It still has a turf track and no seats in all pavilions. However, the place is convenient and it is useful for many including school children, athletes, sports clubs and many more.
It’s near to Bogambara prison.. They got a big ground with running track. The ground is better to play rugby. Big car park is available. You don’t want to pay for parking.. You have to book this place.. In school sports meet days, it’s a very busy & crowded place. They got a modern gymnasium too.. You have to get paid membership for that..
Places to stay near Bogambara Stadium
Plan your trip to Kandy
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
Side trips from Kandy
Hidden gems in Kandy
View all >©©©
Duration: 2h 30min
Duration: 1h 30min
Historic Sites in Kandy
Plans to Bogambara Stadium by other users
33 days in Kandy BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 41 days in Kandy BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, relaxing, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium