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Address: 761, Peradeniya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94777710013
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Description: antiques jewelery antique textiles coins masks statues objects...
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Passion for Antiques, Passion for Life!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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Nogara, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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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New Delhi, India
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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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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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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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My Wife and I discovered Waruna Antiques on our recent trip to Sri Lanka. We had read some great reviews on Tripadvisor but nothing prepared us for the wonderful time we spent in his shop. The shop is full of great finds both small and large. A wonderful collection of budhas and masks, some antiquities some more recent. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

I am an American artist with strong ties to Kandy, and Waruna Jayasinghe has been a family friend, like an uncle to my now-grown children, for 18 years. His antique shop is the only place I spend shopping time and money. He is knowledgable, honest, and incredibly interesting. He sells to collectors and museums all over the world, ethically and... More 

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Address: Address: 761, Peradeniya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94777710013
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy

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