Shopping in Colombo - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Burma Sri Lanka The most lively shopping area in Colombo is Pettah. In fact, it is one huge market. It can be difficult to move around this place due to the abundance of stalls and crowds of people. The variety of goods available here boggles the imagination. Here you can buy inexpensive clothes, shoes, and children's toys, as well as fashion jewelry, spices, and popular national products. This market is very popular with local residents, its important feature is affordable prices.
Colombo will please holidaymakers with children with its variety of entertainment. They should definitely visit the entertainment complex, Excel World Entertainment Park. In this indoor … Open
The city has several Odel shops, which are very popular among tourists. They sell men's, women's and children's clothes, there are also children's toys and souvenirs departments in these stores. Only locally produced goods are sold here, so the price level remains more than attractive. Here one can buy much more quality products than on the market.
In Colombo's suburb of Borella, there is one of the largest shopping centers - House of Fashion. It occupies a huge six-story building, within the walls of which dozens of shops of various specializations are open. Ladies will be interested in new inexpensive outfits, handbags, cosmetics and original home goods in the national style. Men will have the opportunity to visit stylish clothing and accessories stores along with a number of good sports shops. Copyright
Colombo’s traditional cuisine is very similar to the classic Indian but with some interesting features. The local menu is based on curry and rice dishes, which have become everyday for … Open
Continue hunting for new outfits and accessories in Liberty Plaza. It is famous for its high-quality goods, while prices for designer clothes and shoes are much lower here than in many European cities. The shopping center houses several jewelry stores, appliance stores, and traditional tea shops.
Cargills Dept Store Majestic City shopping and entertainment center is also ready to offer visitors a large selection of goods. It is especially popular among locals and tourists with children. This majestic mall presents a broad choice of children's clothing shops, toy stores, and a number of large stores selling home products. After shopping, visitors to the center can go to the cinema or relax in one of the cozy cafes.
Colombo is one of those amazing cities that carefully preserve their historical traditions paying great attention to the modern culture at the same time. This is evidenced by many bright … Open
Colombo has plenty of excellent souvenir shops, and Lakpahana Handicrafts is at the peak of popularity. Despite the fact that it is quite small, the quality of the goods presented here strikes the imagination. It sells wonderful wood and textile crafts, beautiful porcelain figurines and jewelry by local masters. Thrifty travelers are offered a wide choice of handmade photo frames; they are quite inexpensive here.
One of the city's largest gift shops is Laksala occupying a two-story building. It can be visited as a museum, as this shop presents traditional handicraft products from local craftsmen. Here you can see real works of art made of wood and even buy wonderful chinaware or handmade home accessories. Both budget travelers and those who prefer luxury souvenirs can find something they need here.
One of the most visited areas among visitors to Colombo is the historic Colombo Fort. In the middle of the 16th century, when the city was occupied by the Portuguese, the powerful fortress … Open
Colombo is famous for its exquisite jewelry stores, and one of the best in this category is Stone 'N' String. Here you can pick magnificent jewelry with precious stones and pearls, elegant necklaces are sold at very attractive prices. The store has a discount system, so you can buy fine jewelry at the best prices in town.
In Jewel Qudsi, one can buy not only exquisite jewelry but also beautiful, skillfully cut stones. High-level professionals working here are ready to make exclusive custom jewelry for customers. This store is often visited by collectors of precious stones. It will definitely appeal to fans of silver jewelry, the choice of which is really impressive. Jewel Qudsi is a single complex with a jewelry workshop, which can also be visited to see how jewelers do their work.
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