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Cargills Department Store, Colombo

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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1.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
See the Victorian red-brick facade of Cargills Department Store, where you can find a range of products at reasonable prices. Browse through clothes, footwear, cosmetics, homewares, and even groceries at the large store. During the British colonial era, colonists used to buy supplies and luxury products at the department store, giving them a taste of home. Observe the visual juxtaposition between new and traditional architectural styles as you compare the department store to the modern buildings around it. Put Cargills Department Store and other Colombo attractions into our Colombo itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Nothing special than a Supermarket with mostly everyday Groceries, But the Building is like a Museum probably with Dutch Architecture, also in the heart of the Town, Fort, close to all city Hotels. 
  • A stroll down memory lane met with sadness.This was the place to shop for my mother's generation and I could still pick up something as late as 15 years ago.Now there is only a small supermarket corne...  read more »
  • Such complex we've seen before in Halle-an ancient building constructed European colonizers, the Lankans kept obeyedst adapted to trade. Housed inside a great variety of shops, including a souvenir. The product range is not leaves much to be desired, but the prices are so-so, in most commercial sections of them hardly attractive.
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