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Pettah, Colombo

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Flea Market Shopping
Head for an authentic local shopping experience at Pettah. Make your way through the labyrinth leading between the countless tents where local merchants sell their goods. The flea market is more suitable for those who enjoy a more intense shopping experience. It gets quite crowded; however, you can expect to purchase items for a much lower price than in stores. Browse everything from precious gems and gold to fruits and vegetables. To visit Pettah and other attractions in Colombo, use our Colombo trip generator.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Nice market but not impressive. Lots of stuff at good reasonable prices. Many alleys for souvenirs. Many local vendors selling fruits, vegetables, handmade bags, textiles, fish and almost anything you...  more »
  • This market has most of the daily stuff that you need. Not an amazing market but should be able to find the stuff you wish to find in reasonable local prices. Not very fancy in varieties and all the s...  more »
  • If you plan on going to Pettah Markets with any sort of shopping plan, forget about it. Just make sure you've got your most comfortable walking shoes on and embrace the chaos. For the other reviews th...  more »
Google
  • I just happen to love this places. After a cup of tea I went everywhere. Like every good market you have technology, food, shoes, mobile accessories and clothing. Noise, crazy and exciting.
  • Good bargain power for customers
  • The new Road system is an advantage but still traffic is worse during day. Which they had built high rise building and had more facilities in the buildings. It's hotter than outside when inside market shops. Prices are cheap..
  • If you are looking for cheap price products you can visit here
  • Bustling market place with shops having whatever you are looking for