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Address: 761, Peradeniya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94777710013
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antiques jewelery antique textiles coins masks statues objects contemporary...

antiques jewelery antique textiles coins masks statues objects contemporary and antique paintings wood carvings

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Great place full of antique curiosities

We really love authentic shops and saw very few in Sri Lanka however this place is really great, the host is friendly knowledgeable and is happy to assist and show you around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
Geelik
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NSW AUSTRALIA
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390 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jam packed shop filled with old and interesting objects. However it was extremely dark, very hot, narrow walkways, steep stairs that we were more concerned about tripping, knocking something, hitting our heads to appreciate the items for sale. For us a real WH&S nightmare, however Prema Antiques right next door was a pleasant experience and we did make a purchase... More 

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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We really love authentic shops and saw very few in Sri Lanka however this place is really great, the host is friendly knowledgeable and is happy to assist and show you around without pestering. We felt he has got a really great eye for detail and fashion, it was great to visit the shop and meet him.

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Thank Geelik
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Waruna is a man of integrity with a passion for sharing his objets d'art with anyone who comes into his shop. He will gladly tell you stories of each and every piece he has. They are like his children and he beams with pride and excitement as he relates the origins of his babies. Don't be fooled by the apparent... More 

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Thank Richard H
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Just visited Waruna Antiques during our stay in Kandy. We were influenced by the other good reviews on trip advisor. It is an absolute gem of a place with lots of Sri Lankan as well as some Dutch and oriental antiques. The owner is really knowledgeable and very honest - we bought some fabulous pieces and would recommend this shop... More 

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Thank Prathiba C
Navi Mumbai, India
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

yay ! !! ! ! I am so thankful that i read the reviews and when i went there, I was so amazed to see their collection! proud owner of Sapphires !!!!! thank you Tripadvisor!

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Thank AanchalGupta
Nogara, Italy
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We were on our honeymoon, looking for some coins for my collection. The only antique shop in Kandy with honest prices. Owner competent and courteous. I recommend it!

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Thank Tenebroleso
Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This store has a wide and varied collection of smaller sized Sri Lankan antiques. A visit to this store is like visiting a museum. The owner is friendly and easy to talk to. He knows the historical details of the items in his store. This store is well worth a visit for anyone looking for a unique and memorable antique... More 

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1 Thank WJT78
New Delhi, India
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We were directed to,the place next door which was a disaster. Coming out, we walked into this store, and so glad we did that. It has a great collection of antiques, and the owner is a knowledgeable calm person who take pleasure in showing stuff. We felt no pressure and bought a few inexpensive things, but left impressed. Highly recommended... More 

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2 Thank Sanjay44
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

We highly recommend a visit to Waruna Antiques. This family owned business has a fabulous selection of things both new and old. Antiquities,jewelry and many lovely things. Ask for Waruna who is fluent in English and a fountain of information. To those who speculate that their driver or guide gets a cut: who cares? Those folks performed a service taking... More 

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Houston, Texas
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Waruna Antiques is a great antiques store, a big selection of various items. We bought a basket, for my collection, that had been used for a bride's dowry. Upon returning to the US I wrote back to get this information about what the basket was used for and got a prompt answer. It has been very nice dealing with Mr... More 

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