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Pethikada, Sigiriya

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Specialty Museum Museum
Browse through fine Sri Lankan art at Pethikada, an art gallery packed with traditional and modern paintings and handicrafts. Carved wooden sculptures, statues and statuettes, and lacquerware occupy a spacious and well-lit setting. Run by a university-educated artist who is an expert in restoring and reproducing ancient rock and temple paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries, the workshop keeps age-old traditions alive but also applies some modern interpretations. Use our Sigiriya trip itinerary builder to add Pethikada and other attractions to your Sigiriya vacation plans.
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  • Jagath the owner of Pethikada art gallery is a cleaver artist with lots of talent. Great paintings done on canvas and wood. He has some beautiful collection of sigiriya rock paintings looks the same. ...  more »
  • Gorgeous select pieces of hand painted Sri Lankan art. The owner carefully explained the various style and periods of art movements in Sri Lanka. Upon consideration, I bought a beautiful piece of Kand...  more »
  • Pethikada is the right place to view the local art at display it supports the local talent and people of the region and best to visit in afternoon . so you can find some shade  more »