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Address: Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 77 135 8955
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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US$ 45.00*
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Private Full-Day Tour of Kandy Sights Including Kandy Cultural Dance Show
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I am pleased that we watched this show as i have never seen anything like it. The dancers and costumes were very good, it provides a good insight into traditional sri lanka. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was very insightful and a new learning experience for me as I don't have this in my country....it's beauty and has a great story line behind it

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I am pleased that we watched this show as i have never seen anything like it. The dancers and costumes were very good, it provides a good insight into traditional sri lanka. It was very hot in the banquet hall but otherwise it was good. The fire walk was very entertaining!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to get more of an insight into the local culture. The dancing was excellent! Better than I expected it to be, some of the dancers really are talented! Especially liked the spinning discs and fire eating!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can see that they put great efforts into the show! The different costumes were impressive. The entertainment was varied and was progressively building up. The end is definitely not too miss! The music was ok. Often, the musicians seemed off beat. I don't know if it's specific to the type of music but it seemed really random with almost... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We did this as part of our tour in Sri Lanka. The venue was a banquet hall with a stage, so if you were expecting a theatre perfomance you will be disappointed! The dance itself, although explained a bit on the leaflets they gave us, were a bit confusing. Drummers were good, had some intense drum rolls. Dancers - knew... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my volunteer group and I'm very glad I did. The fire part of the show is unreal, would recommend everybody to go.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cultural experience at YMBA hall with no frills to see a variety of dances from around Sri Lanka performed by women and men. Very entertaining for 1 hr show. Performing every night. Very crowded - need booking

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cultural Dance Show gives you a very good impression of the culture of dancing in Sri Lanka. Performers are wearing beautiful costumes and the drums are leading you in some kind of trance. There are 10 different songs and you will get a handout in your language with the meaning of each song. The final of the show with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid LKR1000 per person (about £5.50) for an hour performance of traditional dancing and a small after act outside of men walking on hot coals. Inside there were basic chairs set up in a basic hall and a man selling drinks (if you want drinks buy from the cafe next door they're cheaper!) Dancers were fantastic!!!! The down side... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very full on and energetic performance by 10 or more dancers,strange venue in a function room in a hotel.We arrived late and big coach parties had grabbed the best seats.The stage was high so we stood at the back and could see everything as here were so many people holding up their phones and cameras blocking our view. Strange... More 

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