Distance from Galle – 132.3 km (2 hours 54 minutes)
Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium is situated in Sooriyawewa in Hamobantota. It was built for the 2011 world cup for which it hosted two matches. The stadium has a capacity to accommodate 35,000 spectators and is the second largest stadium in Sri Lanka. The stadium has two ends namely Thanamalwila End and Sooriyawewa End.