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Cargills Department Store, Colombo

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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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  • Building is a well preserved example of colonial architecture in the fort. The store inside the building though is nothing special and is pretty much the same of every Cargills in SL.  more »
  • During a break in our city tour of Colombo, we had gone to the Cargills Departmental Store. The store is very well-stocked with a variety of goods including foodstuff, household goods and also has a g...  more »
  • Not sure the fuss of the this building which contain a department store. The store itself doesn't provide a good selection of shopping But the main attraction for architecture buff like me is the gran...  more »