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Laksala, Colombo
(3.7/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Stopped by after visiting Barefoot. Found the place very touristy with items displayed en masse in bins and display counters. It didn't feel very clean. Some items were hard to see as they were all pa...  more »
  • or gone laksala peradeniya there are so many beautiful things or bought a elifante very nice, very friendly staff
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  • A good place for purchasing souvenirs, but bit expensive. Travelers can chose their need among hundreds of items. 
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  • Local tour guides be careful. don't encourage your guests to visit here. This people will badly let you down.you know what I mean. Excellent in postponing. Broken promises all time.
  • Govt owned and authentic but very costly and exorbitantly priced. Indian visitors would find everything costly. Unless you are a Tea lover and can differentiate different flavour of Tea, you can give a skip. Handicrafts also didn't impress me either....You may try other places as well.
  • Has all the souvenirs made in Sri Lanka. You get many brass items and also nice Buddha statues
  • Great place to buy souvenirs, handicrafts and many other local ornaments and handlooms. Little bit pricy but it's totally worth for the quality and authenticity.
  • Best vast collection of sri lankan handicrafts at reasonable price