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Pettah, Colombo

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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. Using our online itinerary creator, Colombo attractions like Pettah can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you love street shopping, pettah market is the place to be in Sri lanka. Each lane has lots of shops. From chocolates, bags, electrical items you can find almost everything here. The clothes sold o...  more »
  • I don't recommend it to most people but if you want to get a real experience with almost no tourists this is an interesting market to visit. Lot of random market items but good food. Like to take time...  more »
  • It is a curious but not essential. Hundreds of small businesses most of cheap products and no charm for local consumption. There are stops with pants and shirts for souvenirs, but nothing special. Many products from china.
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