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Pettah, Colombo
(2.7/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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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  • To crowded and very dirty. A lot of things they sell, but I dont like anything. When they see tourist from Europe, price are much bigger. If you have small children,dont go there. 
  • Right by the main road from Colombo Fort station is the Pettah floating market and the Pettah market, where it is said shopping can be done cheap. The place is crowded during the day and we can find m...  more »
  • To repeat the entire drive and do there is very nice to look at. What special to the buy odet so there is nicht...wie in many markets, the products repeat themselves... Sehenswer it is pure allemal...hektisches market life
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  • This is a pretty small market with some basic stuff. The streets surrounding the market to the east is much better for shopping.
  • Very Crowded but you can find stuff for good prices. High prices qouted first, you need to bargain to purchase for the correct prices
  • Lots of bags and local clothes. crowded and it's along a street so there's cars just outside each stall.
  • Very nice and very cheap markeet i like it
  • hahaha looks ugly but can find out anything