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Laksala, Colombo

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Gift & Specialty Shop Shopping
Selling a wide range of high-quality handicrafts, Laksala remains part of a chain of state-owned gift and souvenir shops supplied and run by a government agency promoting local crafts. Colorful handcrafted figures made of wood or metal, masks, packaged tea and spices, clothing items, toothpicks, essential oils, and leather goods all make ideal gifts or mementos from your trip. To visit Laksala and other attractions in Colombo, use our Colombo trip builder.
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  • This is a nice place with lots of souvenirs and handcrafted items. There are like millions of different wooden elephants. Not so interesting actually when you compare this store with Barefoot.  more »
  • I was able to buy quality tea packs for gift for foreigners. Also, I was able to buy some souvenirs which I gifted to some foreigners.  more »
  • This is must visit place. Good collocation of handmade items. I love handmade elephants and wall arts.  more »
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  • Great place to buy suvinors. However, the stuff is a bit expensive.
  • Good place to tourist, onements are expensive.
  • Service is just terrible, 14:00 13.03'16 the guy hardly could pay attention and was actually speaking to someone else while i was asking for something. Better go to someother laksala shop until they fire this guy...
  • prices are kind of expensive for the country. it's only there to make money but a great place for souvenirs
  • Good place for tourists... Expensive