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Cargills Department Store, Colombo

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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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  • You have to go take a look at this building but its tired and not worth anything more than some outside photos. It is no longer a thriving department store. Take it in as part of a walking tour of Col...  more »
  • i planned to Jami Mosque & show the picture to tuktuk driver but he drove me at here wrongly. though, that was beautiful & let me recall old British style building. not bad in this mistake 
  • Nothing has changed about this magnificent building on the outside. It is well worth having a walk around. However, the inside is very different from what it would have been like in the past. There wa...  more »